ALBANY, New York – Oct. 12, 2015 – The Albany Government Law and Policy Practice at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized by the Observer as the only law firm on its list of Albany’s Top 40 Power Players. Harold Iselin, Albany managing shareholder and chair of the Government Law and Policy Practice, is ranked 37th on the list.
Albany’s Top 40 Power Players list features a number of elected offices including Carl Heastie, Assembly Speaker; John Flanagan, State Senate Leader; Governor Andrew Cuomo; and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The list also recognizes Thomas Prendergast, MTA Chairman; Merryl Tisch, Board of Regents Chancellor; and John Banks, REBNY President, among others.
“It is an honor to be listed alongside so many esteemed individuals on Albany’s Top 40 Power Players list,” said Iselin. “Greenberg Traurig is proud to be recognized for our credibility with Albany decision makers and for our ability to handle sophisticated and complex matters before the New York State Government. As the Observer’s list made clear, this was a recognition of the outstanding team of government affairs attorneys we have in Albany.”
Earlier this year, Iselin, on behalf of the Albany office, was also ranked 45th on the City & State 2015 Albany Power 100 list. He focuses his practice on governmental affairs and health care matters, representing diverse clients before the executive branch and state legislature. Additionally, he handles complex civil litigation matters, litigating a broad range of civil cases. Iselin also serves as president of the Capital Repertory Theatre and is on the board of the New York State Archives Partnership Trust.
Greenberg Traurig's Albany office is well-known for representing a range of clients, from small and medium businesses to nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities, in New York legislative and regulatory matters. The attorneys and directors assist health care, energy, environmental, education, technology, and transportation clients, among others, in navigating sophisticated and complex matters before the New York State government. The Albany team of attorneys and government affairs professionals has credibility with decision makers and years of experience serving in the New York State Executive and Legislative branches. Greenberg Traurig’s Albany office includes the former top Assembly ethics officer, a former New York State Deputy Attorney General, an Assistant Counsel to the Governor, an Assistant Counsel to New York State Senate Majority, and an Assembly Parliamentarian and Special Counsel, among others, who have served in leadership roles in the government. The Albany attorneys continue to serve New Yorkers including as Chair of the Third Department Judicial Screening Committee and the State Judicial Screening Committee of New York. For more information please visit: www.gtlaw.com.