Katie Schwab

Managing Director, Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies

Recent Publication:

News in New York – Gov. Hochul Event, Judge Appointments, Congestion Pricing Update, 2023 Cannabis Industry Power Players

News in New York – Gov. Hochul Event on 5/31; Judge Appointments; Congestion Pricing Update; 2023 Cannabis Industry Power Players

Katie provides strategic advice and analysis to nonprofit organizations, trade associations, and corporations that are engaged in New York City's complex regulatory, legislative, and procurement systems. She also counsels her clients in the development and implementation of effective public and community outreach strategies.  

Katie's professional experience as a government official, non-profit executive, and government contractor give her a unique insight into the role and responsibilities of an advocate. Prior to joining the firm, she served as managing director and co chair of a major New York City government, policy, and government contracts practice; as the director of government and corporate affairs for Cemusa Inc., an international street furniture and outdoor advertising company; and as Deputy Commissioner for Comprehensive Planning for Nassau County Planning Commission in the administration of County Executive Tom Suozzi. Katie began her career in the counsel’s office at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and served in the Mayor’s Office of City Legislative Affairs and the Department of Transportation’s Division of Franchises, Concessions and Consents. After leaving city service, she joined the Alliance for Downtown New York and became the founding executive director of the Oyster Bay Main Street Association in Oyster Bay, Long Island. 

Katie is personally committed to her community and New York City, serving on the several boards including the Design Trust for Public Space, the Celebrate Brooklyn! Friends Committee, and the Association for a Better New York Steering Committee.

Katie earned her bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Saint Mary's College. Katie earned her law degree from University of Virginia Law School.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Releases Film Short on New York Real Estate’s Future

December 19, 2022

New York, December 19, 2022 – Cozen O’Connor and its affiliate, Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, announce the release of an innovative short documentary, “New York City: What’s Ahead? A Real Estate Perspective,” with keen observations about this current unprecedented and transformative period.

Katie Schwab and Rose Christ Recognized Among City & State New York’s 2022 Power in Diversity: Women 100 Leaders

December 01, 2022

Katie Schwab, managing director at Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York, and Rose Christ, a senior principal in the group, have been named to the 2022 Power in Diversity: Women 100 list by City & State New York. This prestigious list recognizes top female elected officials, business executives, nonprofit leaders, commissioners, advocates, academics, and others who are “in the arena of New York politics and government.”

New York Note: NYC Redistricting Maps Approved, Judge Blocks Portions of Concealed Carry Law, Asylum Seeker State of Emergency

October 10, 2022

News in New York – NYC Redistricting Maps Approved by Commission; Federal Judge Blocks Significant Portions of NY's Concealed Carry Law; Mayor Adams Declares Asylum Seeker State of Emergency

Survey of Real Estate Professionals Finds Strong Optimism About New York City’s Future

October 06, 2022

New York City real estate professionals are feeling optimistic about the city, with anti-real estate sentiment among politicians topping their list of concerns, narrowly edging out the high cost of construction.

Rose Christ and Katie Schwab Elevated to Co-Chair Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies NY Leadership Team

May 10, 2022

Schwab and Christ Take the Helm of a Top Ten Lobbying Practice With Deep Roots Around the State

Katie Schwab Selected as a Recipient City & State Above & Beyond: Women Awards

March 25, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Katie Schwab, Managing Director of the firm’s Public Strategies Group has been selected as a recipient of City & State Above & Beyond: Women Awards.

Cozen O’Connor Announces Changes to Firm Management 2022

March 23, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the following changes in firm leadership positions for the 2022 year.

Katie Schwab Named a Board Member of the Downtown Lower Manhattan Association

June 14, 2021

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Katie Schwab, managing director of the firm’s Public Strategies Group, has been named a board member of the Downtown Lower Manhattan Association (DLMA).

Katie Schwab Honored as One of New York’s Most Distinguished Leaders

January 28, 2020

Katie Schwab, Director of Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York Government Affairs practice, has been honored by City & State New York as one of the 2020 “New York 50 Over 50” leaders.

Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies New York Post 2018 Midterm Election Debrief

November 07, 2018

Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Ken Fisher, and Rose Christ from Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York host a special conference call to debrief on the New York general election results and the implications of the results in terms of policy for the next term.

Publications

News in New York – Gov. Hochul Event, Judge Appointments, Congestion Pricing Update, 2023 Cannabis Industry Power Players

May 22, 2023

News in New York – Gov. Hochul Event on 5/31; Judge Appointments; Congestion Pricing Update; 2023 Cannabis Industry Power Players

Cozen Cities - May 19, 2023

May 19, 2023

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Announces Apprenticeship Program to Create, Grow Technology Talent in City Government, Improve City Services Now former-Mayor Lori Lightfoot and various city departments announced an apprenticeship program to develop and maintain a pipeline of technology talent for the City of Chicago.

New York Note: City Legislation, Congestion Pricing, Cannabis Licenses

May 15, 2023

News in New York – NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Congestion Pricing Plan; Additional Cannabis Dispensary Licenses

New York Note – Asylum Seekers, State Budget, Rent Guidelines Board

May 08, 2023

News in New York – Mayor Adams Plan to Shelter Asylum Seekers Outside NYC; Enacted FY24 State Budget; Rent Guidelines Board Recommends Increased Rent

Cozen Cities - May 4, 2023

May 04, 2023

Baltimore District 8 City Councilmember Kristerfer Burnet has introduced legislation that would limit the use of facial recognition technology. The goal of the two bills is to protect privacy and promote transparency and accountability.

New York Note: State Budget, City Legislation, Albany 40 Under 40

May 01, 2023

News in New York – State Budget "Conceptual Agreement"; Mayor Executive Budget; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Albany 40 under 40

New York Note: Chief Judge, Assembly Maps, Sustainability Plan, Budget Update

April 24, 2023

News in New York – Rowan Wilson Confirmed as Chief Judge; Redistricting Commission Submits New Assembly Maps; Mayor's Sustainability Plan; State Budget Update

Cozen Cities - April 19, 2023

April 19, 2023

The New York Police Department (NYPD) recently announced a series of high-tech security, including a robotic “digidog” to be used in life-threatening situations.

New York Note: City Legislation, Chief Judge, Rat Czar

April 17, 2023

News in New York – NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Hochul Nominates New Chief Judge; Adams Appoints Rat Czar

New York Note: Council Budget Response, PEG Elimination, PBA Agreement

April 10, 2023

News in New York – City Council Releases Preliminary Budget Response; Adams Announces PEG Elimination; Contract Agreement with PBA

Cozen Cities - April 5, 2023

April 05, 2023

The city will be providing paid sick and safe leave for most gig workers, who will accrue a day of paid sick leave for every 30 days they do work in Seattle.

New York Note: State Budget, MyCity Portal, Broadband Access

April 03, 2023

News in New York – State Budget Update; Adams Launches MyCity Portal; NYS Receives Federal Funding for Broadband Internet Access

New York Note – Health Commissioner, Judge Nominations, Law Power 100

March 27, 2023

News in New York – Governor Hochul Nominates Commissioner of Health; Chief Judge Short List Released; Stuart Shorenstein and Ken Fisher Named to 2023 Law Power 100

Cozen Cities - March 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

Chicago will begin testing parking enforcement technology and smart loading zones following an ordinance the City Council passed March 15. The technology will automatically issue tickets for parking or standing violations in areas with posted signs, such as bike lanes and commercial loading zones.

New York Note: One-House Budgets, City Legislation, Mayoral Appointments

March 20, 2023

News in New York –State Senate and Assembly Release One-House Budgets; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Mayor Adams Announces Appointments

New York Note: State of the City, Asylum Seeker Plan, Delivery Worker Wage

March 13, 2023

News in New York – Speaker Adams Delivers State of the City Address; Mayor Adams Unveils "The Road Forward"; Minimum Wage for App-Based Food Delivery Workers

Cozen Cities - March 10, 2023

March 10, 2023

Concessions workers at the United Center staged a one-day walkout Sunday that affected food and beverage service during the afternoon’s Chicago Bulls game.

New York Note: Welcome NYC, Mental Health Plan, Budget Director

March 07, 2023

City Council announced a new public/private partnership in support of asylum seekers, “Welcome NYC.” The $2.2 million initiative includes $1 million in funding from the city and $1 million from large philanthropic organizations, including the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York Community Trust. The funding will go toward legal services, workforce development, literacy programs, youth services, faith-based services, and food assistance at several organizations across the city.

State AG Pulse | Attorneys General as State Policymakers: The NY Model

March 06, 2023

Cozen Public Strategies Managing Director Katie Schwab joins Jerry Kilgore, former VA AG, and Meghan Stoppel, former NE Consumer Chief, to debate the role of state AG as policymaker, and whether the NY model holds for the rest of the country.

New York Note: Mental Health Agenda, MTA Oversight, Admin Appointments

February 27, 2023

News in New York – Preview of Adams' Mental Health Agenda; Adams Seeks Further Oversight of the MTA; Mayor Adams Announces Administration Appointments

Cozen Cities - Feb. 22, 2023

February 22, 2023

On the evening of February 2, Chicago rideshare drivers gathered outside the Copernicus Center on the city’s Northwest Side, braving extremely cold and windy weather, to demand better working conditions, wages and benefits.

New York Note: LaSalle Rejected, DC37 Agreement, City Legislation

February 21, 2023

News in New York – Senate Rejects LaSalle; DC37 and Mayor Adams Announce Tentative Contract Agreement; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation

New York Note: GOP Sues over LaSalle, Vaccination Requirement, Gary Jenkins Steps Down, Progressive Caucus

February 13, 2023

News in New York – GOP Senator Sues Dems over LaSalle; Adams Lifts Vaccination Requirement for City Workers; Gary Jenkins Resigns as Social Services Commissioner; Council Members Leave Progressive Caucus over NYPD Funding Pledge

Cozen Cities: February 10, 2023

February 10, 2023

Rideshare and delivery drivers in Chicago are calling for an ordinance that guarantees their right to appeal before being permanently kicked off the app they use for their jobs. The proposed ordinance would offer a means for app drivers accused of misconduct to tell their side of the story and recoup lost income if they were found to be unfairly deactivated.

New York Note: Executive FY24 Budget, City Legislation, Composting

February 06, 2023

News in New York – Governor Hochul Releases FY24 Executive Budget; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Citywide Composting Program; Council Hearing on Facial Recognition Technology

New York Note: State of the City, Governor’s Budget, Judicial Appointments

January 30, 2023

News in New York – Mayor Adams Delivers State of the City; Governor Hochul to Deliver FY24 Executive Budget; Mayor Adams Announces 21 Judicial Appointments and Reappointments

New York Note: LaSalle Rejected, City Legislation, Cannabis Dispensary

January 23, 2023

News in New York – Senate Judiciary Committee Votes No on LaSalle; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; First NY Cannabis Dispensary Owned by Justice-Impacted Individual Opens

Governor Hochul Announces Plan to Tackle New York’s Housing Crisis [Alert]

January 18, 2023

During her State of the State address, Governor Kathy Hochul announced the New York Housing Compact, a strategy to build 800,000 new homes over the next decade.

Cozen Cities: January 11, 2023

January 11, 2023

The University of Chicago is stepping up its efforts to create more startups, committing more than $20 million to launch three new accelerators focused on deep technology such as data science, artificial intelligence, clean technology and life sciences—areas where the university excels but for which funding often is hardest to find.

New York Note – City Legislation, NYS Legislature Session, and Cozen Expansion

January 09, 2023

Last Wednesday, the NYC Council held their Charter meeting, where they introduced multiple pieces of legislation. The Charter meeting is the first Stated meeting of the calendar year. The Council introduced legislation related to health insurance coverage for city employees and retirees, a change that could save the city up to $600 million per year. Legislation was also introduced calling upon the MTA to inspect every subway surveillance camera on a quarterly basis. You can find all of the bills that were introduced here.

New York Note: First Cannabis Sale, LaSalle Nomination, Admin Appointments

January 03, 2023

News in New York – First Legal Cannabis Dispensary Opens; Oppositions to LaSalle Chief Judge Confirmation; Mayor Adams Announces Two Administration Appointments

New York Note - City Legislation, Migrant Report, Chief Judge

December 27, 2022

Last Wednesday, the NYC Council convened a Stated meeting, where they passed and introduced multiple pieces of legislation. The Council voted on the Language Access Act, which aims to strengthen language access for New York City residents and small business owners, and increase the translation of city documents into more languages. Legislation was also passed to improve the efficiency of parks capital improvements projects. Additionally, the Council approved legislation to create a workforce development program for people with disabilities, along with legislation requiring five-year accessibility plans from every city agency. You can find all of the bills that were passed and introduced here.

Cozen Cities - December 21, 2022

December 21, 2022

For more than a year, the California voter-approved gig economy law known as Proposition 22 has hung in the balance after a judge invalidated the ballot initiative allowing giant ride-hailing and delivery companies to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees. On Tuesday, a California appeals court heard oral arguments in San Francisco on whether it should uphold the lower court ruling that deemed Proposition 22 unconstitutional and unenforceable.

New York Note - Making New York Work for Everyone, Council Housing, Asylum Seeker Tuition

December 19, 2022

News in New York – Mayor Adams and Governor Hochul Launch "Making New York Work for Everyone"; City Council Housing Plan; In-State SUNY Tuition for Asylum Seekers; Rose Christ Named Among 2022 City & State New York's Responsible 100

Cozen Cities - December 14, 2022

December 14, 2022

Massachusetts’ Energy Facilities Sitting Board approved a special permit for a controversial electrical substation in East Boston. The permit allows the project to circumvent 14 final environmental permits. 84% of Boston voters voted against the substation in a non-binding ballot question last year.

New York Note: Get Stuff Built, City Legislation, AG Chief of Staff Resigns

December 12, 2022

News in New York – Mayor Adams Launches "Get Stuff Built"; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Attorney General's Chief of Staff Resigns

New York Note: Assembly Maps, Mental Illness Plan, Health Commissioner Steps Down

December 05, 2022

News in New York – New Draft Assembly Map Released; Adams Plan to Provide Care for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness; Bassett Stepping Down as Health Commissioner

New York Note: Agency Vacancy Reduction, City Legislation, Commission on Gender Equity

November 28, 2022

News in New York – NYC Agencies Asked to Reduce Vacancies by Half; NYC Council Passes and Introduces Legislation; Mayor Adams Appoints Nine New Commissioners to Commission on Gender Equity

New York Note: Soccer Stadium, Government Worker Shortage, CityFHEPS Vouchers

November 21, 2022

News in New York – Soccer Stadium to be Built in Queens by New York City Football Club; NYC Lost Over 19,000 Full-Time Government Employees Since 2020; CityFHEPS Housing Voucher Program Expanded Eligibility; Katie Schwab & Rose Christ Named to City & State NY's Power of Diversity: Women 100

New York Note: Election Results, New HERRC Site, “Get Stuff Clean”

November 14, 2022

News in New York – New York 2022 Midterm Election Results; Randall's Island Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center Demobilized; Mayor Adams Launches "Get Stuff Clean"

Cozen Cities - November 11, 2022

November 11, 2022

Driverless car company Waymo, owned by Google parent Alphabet, said October 19 that it plans to add autonomous taxi fleet operations to Los Angeles. “L.A. is in the top three ride-hailing markets in the United States and globally,” said Saswat Panigrahi, the company’s chief product officer. “The commercial opportunity is huge.”

New York Note: Ulrich Resigns, Salary Transparency Law, Legal Fellows

November 07, 2022

News in New York – Eric Ulrich Resigns as Department of Buildings Commissioner; NYC Emloyers Required to Post Salary Ranges on Job Listings; Mayor Adams Launches NYC Legal Fellows Program

New York Note - Stated Meeting, District Maps Approved, Fire Commissioner

October 31, 2022

News in New York – NYC Council Introduces and Passes Legislation; District Maps Accepted by City Council; Mayor Adams Appoints Laura Kavanagh as Fire Commissioner

Cozen Cities - October 26, 2022

October 26, 2022

In yet another pre-election sweetener, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city is expanding its parental leave policy, effective Jan. 1, to allow all 32,000 city employees up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave whether they are the “birthing or non-birthing parent.”

New York Note: Trash Pickup, Mayoral Appointments, and 40 under 40

October 24, 2022

News in New York – Mayor Adams Announces New Trash Pickup Rules to Combat City's Rat Problem; Mayor Adams Announces Two Administration Appointments; Zakariah Malik Named Among 2022 City & State New York's 40 Under 40

Cozen Cities: October 5, 2022

October 05, 2022

Multinational aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman has expanded its presence in the Baltimore area with its new, 55,000-square-foot Maryland Space Assembly and Test 2 facility.

The New York Note: NYC Redistricting, Relief Centers for Asylum Seekers, and Urban Agriculture Director

September 29, 2022

News in New York – NYC Redistricting Maps Rejected; Mayor Adams Announces Relief Centers to Support Asylum Seekers Entering NYC; Mayor Adams Appoints Mickie as Director of Newly-Created Office of Urban Agriculture.

Cozen Cities: September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022

Throughout the country, large municipalities are laboratories of democracy. New and innovative policies introduced in one market are often exported to others, and ultimately replicated at the state and federal level. This newsletter highlights emerging local policy and regulatory discussions that impact industries, businesses, and organizations across the nation.

Bring Back Truly Public Meetings, New York – New York Daily News

August 16, 2022

Katie Schwab published an article in New York Daily News discussing the importance of returning, post-Covid, to the physical hearing room.

NY State Legislators Introduce Legislation to Protect SoHo/NoHo Residents

May 09, 2022

Senator Kavanagh, Assembly Member Glick have each introduced state legislation to permit residents to continue to occupy units previously reserved for artists.

Controversial Citywide Hotel Text Amendment Debated at City Planning Commission [Alert]

August 02, 2021

Alyssa Baldassini, Kaitesi Munroe, Vivien Krieger, Katie Schwab discuss the city’s proposed City-Wide Hotel Special Permit and how community boards and borough presidents are responding.

NYC Is Moving Towards Creating a Permanent Open Restaurants Program [Alert]

July 20, 2021

Alyssa Baldassini, Kaitesi Munroe, Vivien Krieger, and Katie Schwab discuss Mayor de Blasio's plan to make the temporary Open Restaurants Program permanent.

NYC Council Approves Proposal to Mandate Racial Equity Reports for Certain Land Use Applications [Alert]

June 28, 2021

Alyssa Baldassini, Kaitesi Munroe, Vivien Krieger and Katie Schwab discuss the NYC Council Approval of the Proposal to Mandate Racial Equity Reports for Certain Land Use Applications

Where do the Mayoral Candidates Stand on Affordable Housing? [Alert]

April 22, 2021

Alyssa Baldassini, Lauren Turenchalk, Vivien Krieger, and Katie Schwab discuss the eight top Democratic candidates and their plans for affordable housing.

New York City Council to Consider Legislation Impacting Employers

April 29, 2020

Katie Schwab & Jamie Ansorge discuss three new bills introduced in New York City City Council that would impact employers in the city.

NYS DFS Releases Emergency COVID-19 Regulation on Mortgage Forbearances and Financial Fee Waivers [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Jamie Ansorge, and Evan Preminger discuss EC 202.9, requiring New York state-regulated financial institutions to provide mortgage forbearance for residential properties located in New York for 90 days and to eliminate ATM fees, overdraft fees, and credit card late payment fees.

NYC Council Considers Legislation to End At-Will Employment in the Fast Food Industry [Alert]

February 11, 2020

Katie Schwab discusses two new bills in New York City impacting fast food employers and employees. A hearing on the bills is scheduled for February 13.

New York City Council Advances Legislation Expanding Earned Safe and Sick Time Law [Alert]

May 24, 2019

New legislation would add 10 days of employee personal time and expand employer liability.

The New York Note – Friday, December 21

December 21, 2018

This Week in New York – Deputy Mayor for Housing & Urban Development Steps Down & de Blasio Announces Next Commissioner to Oversee the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

The New York Note – Friday, December 14

December 14, 2018

This Week in New York – Plan to Raise $3 Billion for NYCHA Units, Council Looking Into Amazon Deal & Next Week's Meetings

The New York Note – Friday, December 7

December 07, 2018

This Week in New York – de Blasio To Replace New York City Office of Emergency Management Commissioner & Next Week's Meetings

The New York Note – Friday, November 30

November 30, 2018

This Week in New York – Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Run for NYC Public Advocate, NYC Council Approves Appointment of Margaret Garnett as Department of Investigations Commissioner, New Bills Aim to Legalize e-Bikes and e-Scooters

The New York Note – Friday, November 16

November 16, 2018

This Week in New York – Amazon's New Headquarters Planned for Long Island City, Calls to Eliminate Office of the New York City Public Advocate & Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, November 9

November 09, 2018

This Week in New York – 2018 Midterm Election Results, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, November 2

November 02, 2018

This Week in New York – Council Passes New Bills Related to Commercial Spaces, Ballot Proposals Receive Mixed Support from Elected Officials, Jamie Ansorge Named to 40 Under 40 List & Election Day Reception Invitation

The New York Note – Friday, October 26

October 26, 2018

This Week in New York – Michael Blake, Jumaane Williams Announce Intent to Run for Office of NYC Public Advocate, Next Week's City Council Hearings, Upcoming Beltway Briefing Podcast

The New York Note – Friday, October 19

October 19, 2018

This Week in New York – City Council Passes “Parental Empowerment” Bill Package, Kelly Jin Appointed as City’s Chief Analytics Officer, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, October 12

October 12, 2018

This Week in New York – Hearing on Commercial Rent Renewal Legislation (Int. 737-A) Set for October 22, Next Week's City Council Hearings, Beltway Briefing Podcast: The Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections

The New York Note – Friday, September 21

September 21, 2018

This Week in New York – Waterfront Management Advisory Board Convened, Amy Peterson Appointed as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, Next Week's City Council Hearings

Public Strategies New York Post-Primary Client Call

September 14, 2018

On today’s New York Client Call, Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Rose Christ and Ken Fisher of our New York City team debrief on last night’s New York primary election results and analyze the results of several heavily contested New York State Senate races that could potentially impact control of the chamber.

The New York Note – Friday, September 14

September 14, 2018

This Week in New York – New York Primary Election Results, City Council Approves Several Pieces of Legislation, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – September 7

September 07, 2018

This Week in New York – Proposed Amendments to City Charter, City Council Speaker Calls For City To Take Over Subways & Upcoming NY Post-Primary Client Call

The New York Note – Friday, August 31

August 31, 2018

This Week in New York – Council Passes School Speed Camera Legislation, Democratic Candidates for Governor and Attorney General Hold Debates & New NYC Ferry Route

The New York Note – Friday, August 24

August 24, 2018

This Week in New York – de Blasio in Brooklyn, New Transport Workgroup, DCP's New Executive Director & Cuomo / Nixon Debate

The Beltway Briefing Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections – Special New York Politics Edition

August 15, 2018

On this special edition of the Beltway Briefing Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections call, Howard Schweitzer, CPS’s Managing Partner, interviews Katie Schwab, Rose Christ and Ken Fisher of our New York City office about the current political climate in New York, the recent activism we’ve been seeing by the City Council and Mayor’s Office – particularly as it relates to the “disruptors” like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb – and the team’s thoughts on the closely-watched Governor and State Attorneys General races in New York.

The New York Note – Friday, August 10

August 10, 2018

This Week in New York – For-Hire Vehicle Bills, Rezoning in Manhattan Neighborhood & Labor and Employment Conference Invitation

The New York Note – Friday, August 3

August 03, 2018

This Week in New York – Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Steps Down, Executive Director of New York City Department of City Planning Steps Down, Rezoning of Inwood Section of Manhattan

The New York Note – Friday, July 27

July 27, 2018

This Week in New York – Bill to Ban Plastic Straws, Limiting Ride Sharing Services & Mayor de Blasio in Staten Island

The New York Note – Friday, June 29

June 29, 2018

This Week in New York – Affordable Housing Plan Bills Passed, Transportation Bills Introduced & Impacts of City Partnerships

The New York Note – Friday, June 22

June 22, 2018

This Week in New York – Marijuana Enforcement Policy Change & Next Week's Committee Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, June 8

June 08, 2018

This Week in New York – Council and Mayor Close to an Agreement on Fair Fares, Council Approves Opioid and Drug Treatment Bills, Proposal to Add 'X' Category to NYC Birth Certificates

The New York Note – Friday, June 1

June 01, 2018

This Week in New York – Property Tax Advisory Commission Announced, Charter Revision Commission Review & An Analysis of NYC Agency Contracts

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Public Strategies New York Post-Election Client Call

November 07, 2018 - Conference Call/Podcast

Public Strategies New York Post-Primary Client Call

September 14, 2018 - Conference Call/Podcast

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • St. Mary's College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984

Awards & Honors

City & State New York’s 2022 Power of Diversity: Women 100

Board Member, Design Trust for Public Space (2021-)

Board Member, Downtown Lower Manhattan Association (2021-)

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Friends Council

Association for a Better New York, Steering Committee Member