Robert M. Harding focuses his practice on economic development and financing initiatives, legislative counsel and regulatory matters before government agencies. Additionally, Bob represents candidates in New York election law matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Bob served as the New York City Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Finance under Mayor Giuliani. As deputy mayor, Bob coordinated the city's economic development policies, oversaw all city labor negotiations, and was responsible for housing and finance operations. Bob also served as Director for the Office of Management and Budget for the mayor's office. In that capacity, he was responsible for the development, negotiation and implementation of the city's $37 billion annual operating budget and the 10-year, $45 billion capital plan.