Mark Weprin represents clients in legislative and regulatory matters at various levels of government. Mark has a particular focus on representing the New York real estate industry, as well as important corporate and not for profit organizations.
Mark has unique experience having been appointed to and elected to various positions in New York City and State government. Before joining the firm, Mark served as Deputy Secretary of Legislative Affairs for Andrew Cuomo, New York State Governor. Mark has also served as a member of the New York City Council, where he chaired the sub-committee on Zoning and Franchises of the Land Use Committee. In addition, he held the position of Chair of the Queens City Council Delegation.
Prior to his election to the New York City Council, Mark served 15 years in the New York State Assembly where he authored 63 laws and served as Chair of the Small Business Committee. Mark was the lead proponent of the Autism Initiative, which provided much needed funding for autism services for children and families. He also worked with the United States Tennis Association to initiate a program of tennis instruction for autistic children. In addition, he supported the National Autism Walkathon in New York and was a creator of the New York Mets Annual Autism Awareness Day.