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Amy J. Kellogg

Partner

As Government Affairs practice group leader and partner in charge of the firm’s Albany office, Amy’s law practice focuses on representing a variety of New York State professional associations, businesses, and not-for-profits before New York State Government, including the State Legislature, Governor’s Office, and State Agencies. Amy is a former Legislative Aide to New York Assemblywoman Helene E. Weinstein, Chair of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Her practice includes:

  • Providing lobbying and government-related services.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on the status of pending legislation.
  • Communicating clients’ positions to members of the State Legislature, state agencies, and the Governor’s Office.
  • Drafting legislation on behalf of clients.
  • Researching and ensuring compliance with state and federal lobby and election laws.
  • Assisting clients with strategy regarding the availability of and access to a variety of government funding-mechanisms and other programs.
  • Advising clients regarding a myriad of government relations compliance issues, from procurement regulations to campaign finance laws.

Amy’s firm leadership also includes serving as co-chair of HSE’s Women Employee Resource Group.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Adjunct Professor, Albany Law School
  • President, Potsdam College Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Member, Standing Committee on Government Affairs, American Bar Association
  • Board Member, National Association of State Lobbyists
  • Secretary and Member, Albany Law School Government Law Center Advisory Board
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Immediate Past Chair, American Bar Association Business Law Section Government Affairs Practice Committee
  • Past President, National Alumni Association of Albany Law
  • Past President, State University of New York at Potsdam Alumni Board of Trustees
  • Past State President, New York State Women, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Named to the City & State Trailblazers in Law list, 2024
  • Named to the City & State Above and Beyond: Gen X list, 2023
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Government Relations
  • Named to the City & State Telecommunications Power 50 list, 2021
  • Donald D. DeAngelis ’60 Excellence in Alumni Service Award recipient, Albany Law School, 2018
  • Participant, American Israeli Education Foundation (AIEF) Northeast Progressive Leaders Delegation trip to Israel, December 2017
  • Distinguished Service Award recipient, State University of New York at Potsdam Alumni Board of Trustees, 2016
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2013-2017

NEWS

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Lobbying 101,” Harter Secrest & Emery webinar, November 18, 2021
  • Moderator, “State and Provincial Regulation of Cannabis,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, September 2019
  • Presenter, “What’s New in New York Lobbying Compliance?” Professional Women in Advocacy Workshop, July 2019
  • Panelist, “The boogeyman is coming: Emerging threats in lobbying disclosure and compliance,” Professional Women in Advocacy (PWIA) Conference, October 2018
  • Panelist, “#Me Too Part 1: Ethical Obligations for Attorneys with Evolving Sexual Harassment Legislation,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2018 Annual Meeting
  • Presenter, “Protecting the Brand: Navigating Lobbying Rules and Regulations and Understanding the Lobbying Consequences of Social Activism,” National Association of Women Lawyers CLE, March 2018
  • Panelist, “The Biggest Issues States Face in 2017 by the Numbers and How This Will Impact 2018,” Professional Women in Advocacy Conference, November 2017
  • Moderator, “Dodd Frank: Will It Stay or Will It Go? Possible Reforms to the Legislation and Regulations,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator, “Post-Election Analysis: New President; New Congress; What Does It Mean for Business Lawyers?” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2017 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator, “Elections Have Consequences: An Examination of the 2016 Elections, the Respective Candidates’ Post-Election Legislative Agendas and the Impact on You and Your Clients,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2016 Annual Meeting
  • Panelist, “Decision 2016: Political Campaign Activities by Nonprofit Organizations in the U.S. and Canada – Rules, Limitations, and Reporting Obligations,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2016 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Political Law Update 2015,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “How Business Can Ethically and Legally Interact with Government,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Campaign Finance Update for the Business Lawyer,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2014 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Scandal Scarred: Managing Your Clients Through a Political or Government Scandal,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2014 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: The Development of Healthcare Exchanges in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Decision,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2013 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator, “Ethics in Lobbying and Government Affairs Practice,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2012 Business Law Section Fall Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: An Update on the Development of State Based Health Care Exchanges,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2012 Business Law Section Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: The Development of State Based Health Care Exchanges,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2011 Annual Meeting

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School, cum laude, J.D.
  • SUNY Potsdam, summa cum laude, B.A.

As Government Affairs practice group leader and partner in charge of the firm’s Albany office, Amy’s law practice focuses on representing a variety of New York State professional associations, businesses, and not-for-profits before New York State Government, including the State Legislature, Governor’s Office, and State Agencies. Amy is a former Legislative Aide to New York Assemblywoman Helene E. Weinstein, Chair of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Her practice includes:

  • Providing lobbying and government-related services.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on the status of pending legislation.
  • Communicating clients’ positions to members of the State Legislature, state agencies, and the Governor’s Office.
  • Drafting legislation on behalf of clients.
  • Researching and ensuring compliance with state and federal lobby and election laws.
  • Assisting clients with strategy regarding the availability of and access to a variety of government funding-mechanisms and other programs.
  • Advising clients regarding a myriad of government relations compliance issues, from procurement regulations to campaign finance laws.

Amy’s firm leadership also includes serving as co-chair of HSE’s Women Employee Resource Group.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Adjunct Professor, Albany Law School
  • President, Potsdam College Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Member, Standing Committee on Government Affairs, American Bar Association
  • Board Member, National Association of State Lobbyists
  • Secretary and Member, Albany Law School Government Law Center Advisory Board
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Immediate Past Chair, American Bar Association Business Law Section Government Affairs Practice Committee
  • Past President, National Alumni Association of Albany Law
  • Past President, State University of New York at Potsdam Alumni Board of Trustees
  • Past State President, New York State Women, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Named to the City & State Trailblazers in Law list, 2024
  • Named to the City & State Above and Beyond: Gen X list, 2023
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Government Relations
  • Named to the City & State Telecommunications Power 50 list, 2021
  • Donald D. DeAngelis ’60 Excellence in Alumni Service Award recipient, Albany Law School, 2018
  • Participant, American Israeli Education Foundation (AIEF) Northeast Progressive Leaders Delegation trip to Israel, December 2017
  • Distinguished Service Award recipient, State University of New York at Potsdam Alumni Board of Trustees, 2016
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2013-2017

NEWS

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Lobbying 101,” Harter Secrest & Emery webinar, November 18, 2021
  • Moderator, “State and Provincial Regulation of Cannabis,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, September 2019
  • Presenter, “What’s New in New York Lobbying Compliance?” Professional Women in Advocacy Workshop, July 2019
  • Panelist, “The boogeyman is coming: Emerging threats in lobbying disclosure and compliance,” Professional Women in Advocacy (PWIA) Conference, October 2018
  • Panelist, “#Me Too Part 1: Ethical Obligations for Attorneys with Evolving Sexual Harassment Legislation,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2018 Annual Meeting
  • Presenter, “Protecting the Brand: Navigating Lobbying Rules and Regulations and Understanding the Lobbying Consequences of Social Activism,” National Association of Women Lawyers CLE, March 2018
  • Panelist, “The Biggest Issues States Face in 2017 by the Numbers and How This Will Impact 2018,” Professional Women in Advocacy Conference, November 2017
  • Moderator, “Dodd Frank: Will It Stay or Will It Go? Possible Reforms to the Legislation and Regulations,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator, “Post-Election Analysis: New President; New Congress; What Does It Mean for Business Lawyers?” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2017 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator, “Elections Have Consequences: An Examination of the 2016 Elections, the Respective Candidates’ Post-Election Legislative Agendas and the Impact on You and Your Clients,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2016 Annual Meeting
  • Panelist, “Decision 2016: Political Campaign Activities by Nonprofit Organizations in the U.S. and Canada – Rules, Limitations, and Reporting Obligations,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2016 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Political Law Update 2015,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “How Business Can Ethically and Legally Interact with Government,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2015 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Campaign Finance Update for the Business Lawyer,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2014 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “Scandal Scarred: Managing Your Clients Through a Political or Government Scandal,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2014 Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: The Development of Healthcare Exchanges in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Decision,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2013 Annual Meeting
  • Moderator, “Ethics in Lobbying and Government Affairs Practice,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2012 Business Law Section Fall Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: An Update on the Development of State Based Health Care Exchanges,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2012 Business Law Section Spring Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair, “The Business of Healthcare: The Development of State Based Health Care Exchanges,” American Bar Association Business Law Section CLE, 2011 Annual Meeting

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Albany Law School, cum laude, J.D.
  • SUNY Potsdam, summa cum laude, B.A.
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