About Our Albany Office
The Albany office opened in 1989 to help clients navigate the intricacies of New York State Government. Today, the office boasts highly skilled attorneys in Government Affairs, Corporate, Health Care and Tax. Our Albany team is dedicated to leveraging the firm’s full-service business platform to help Capital District businesses and nonprofit entities successfully address complex and day-to-day legal considerations. The team’s experience includes representing clients in industries including energy, health care, higher education, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications, and transportation.
The firm’s Government Affairs attorneys have been providing strategic consulting services and interaction with the state and federal government for more than 30 years. Our team advocates for the introduction of bills, tracks the progress of proposed legislation and regulations, and lobbies to secure or modify legislation and administrative action on behalf of our clients. In addition, we work with clients to ensure the strictest compliance with all applicable laws.
Our experience has garnered notable recognition for the team. Since 2020, the team has been recognized in the City & State New York State’s Top 50 Lobbyist list. Additionally, Government Affairs Practice Group Leader Amy Kellogg, is recognized for Government Relations by The Best Lawyers in America.
For over 50 years, the firm has been representing the full spectrum of health entities on day-to-day and regulatory matters including strategic planning, health care transactions, business and operation matters, regulatory compliance, government audits and investigations, medical staff issues and licensure, privacy and data security, litigation and governance. Our clients include, but is not limited to health systems and hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, academic medical centers, health care professionals, clinics, independent practice associations, hospices, home care agencies, data system integration organizations and pharmacies.
The firm’s Corporate team is nationally ranked by The Best Law Firms and recognized by Chambers USA, which has described the team as having “big market capabilities without NYC prices.” Our corporate attorneys provide companies with comprehensive counseling and assistance on a broad range of business and regulatory issues. We represent public and private companies with, among other things, entity formation, commercial agreements, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate finance transactions, strategic planning and leadership transitions.
Our Tax attorneys advise clients from small local enterprises to large publicly-traded corporations about a full range of tax matters. We monitor legislative and regulatory developments daily and have participated on policy-forming committees of tax agencies and bar associations. This level of knowledge enables our tax attorneys to speak with authority on critical tax developments, to formulate and implement appropriate tax strategies at the federal and state level, and to represent clients effectively in controversies with tax authorities.