Mark F. Glaser: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Mark F. Glaser

Albany,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Climate Change
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
Contact InfoTelephone: 518.689.1413
Fax: 518.677.1687
University State University of New York College at Cortland, B.A., cum laude, 1973
Law SchoolAlbany Law School, J.D., 1976
Admitted1977, New York; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; Supreme Court of the United States
Memberships New York State Bar Association; American Bar Association.
BornNew York, New York, February 5, 1951

Mark Glaser is a shareholder in the Albany, New York office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Mark focuses his practice on legislative issues, governmental ethics and compliance, procurement practices, competitive bidding requirements, public finance, and manufactured housing. Previously, he served as Counsel to the Majority of the New York State Assembly, acting as legal advisor to five Speakers of the Assembly as well as other members of the Assembly's leadership. He was a key negotiator on numerous issues, including budget/appropriations, public finance, energy, telecommunications, health care reform, banking, and public authorities. As chief ethics counsel for the Assembly, Mark advised Members of the Assembly and Assembly staff and was a principal draftsman of the 1987 Ethics in Government Act. He also was responsible for the Assembly's compliance with the Freedom of Information Law and has been involved in myriad election and campaign matters. Mark is a frequent lecturer on lobbying laws, ethics and related compliance matters.

In 2013, Mark was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to be a Commissioner of the New York State Commission on Uniform Laws. Mark serves as a member of the Advisory Council of the Government Law Center of the Albany Law School. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Congregation Beth Emeth in Albany. In addition, he is a member of the steering committee of the Brandeis Baruch Society of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York. Mark is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mark is a graduate of Albany Law School and the State University of New York at Cortland.

Areas of Concentration

· Governmental affairs

· Governmental ethics, lobbying laws, campaign finance and freedom of information

· Governmental procurement law

· Manufactured and modular housing

Professional & Community Involvement

· Co-Chair, Brandeis-Baruch Society

· Member, Albany Law School's Government Law Center, Advisory Council

· Member, American Bar Association

· Member, New York State Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

· Speaker, Council on Government Ethics Law's Annual Conference


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New York State Governor Establishes Commission to Investigate Public Corruption
Mark F. Glaser,Joshua L. Oppenheimer, July 18, 2013
On July 2nd, in response to a series of scandals involving public officials, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order establishing the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption. The Commission has been charged with a broad mission of investigating what the Governor described as...

New York Attorney General to Impose Expansive New Disclosure Requirements on Not-for-Profit Organizations Making Political Expenditures
Mark F. Glaser,Joshua L. Oppenheimer, April 30, 2013
The New York State Attorney General (the AG) has proposed broad new regulations which will require not-for-profit organizations filing with the AG’s Charities Bureau to disclose their financial involvement in “New York Elections.” The proposed regulations were first issued in...

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Mark F. Glaser

54 State Street, 6th Floor
AlbanyNY 12207


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