I am Deputy General Counsel of the New York State Department of Agriculture and... more
I am Deputy General Counsel of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, where I litigate cases of significance to the Department and provide counsel to its divisions. Prior to accepting my appointment, I was in private practice, litigating business, commercial, intellectual property, information technology and construction disputes. I have been involved in virtually ... view profile
Government attorneys focus on a particular area of government regulation. These lawyers are often called “regulatory lawyers” and can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. Some government law attorneys are also known as “public interest lawyers.” Public interest lawyers tend to focus on those areas where a large group of individuals is affected by government regulation–for example, environmental laws or anti-discrimination laws.