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James L. Ansorge

Associate
New York

P 212-545-4000
F 212-972-3213
James.Ansorge@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

James L. Ansorge is an Associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Ansorge tracks legislation, monitors policy developments, leads budget advocacy, and actively lobbies on behalf of a variety of clients. These clients include trade associations, private companies and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Ansorge also assists with hospitality matters including state liquor licensing and community board approval.

Mr. Ansorge has a strong background in local government, politics and policy. Before law school, he served as finance director to the campaign of a senior Member of the New York Congressional Delegation. In this role, he was a top adviser to the Member while raising more than $3 million in a nationally covered successful reelection battle. He has served as a consultant to numerous candidates for public office, political organizations, and non-profits.

Mr. Ansorge has completed internships with the New York City Council, Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, British Parliament, and the Coro Center for Leadership in Public Affairs.

While at Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Ansorge was an Editor of the Journal of Law & Policy, a Member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and assisted numerous start-up companies and non-profits as a Member of the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic. While at Brandeis University, Mr. Ansorge served as the Director of Communications for the Student Union and Chief Justice of the Student Judiciary. Mr. Ansorge also studied politics abroad at the London School of Economics and law at Hong Kong University.

Honors and Recognitions

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Association for a Better New York, Young Professional Steering Committee Member
  • International Youth Council, Executive Committee Member
  • New Leaders Council, NYC Chapter, Advisory Board Member

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November 14, 2017
SHRM

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "Mayor Signs Law Adding Safe Time to NYC Earned Sick Time"

November 14, 2017

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "Mayor Signs Law Adding Safe Time to NYC Earned Sick Time," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

October 24, 2017
SHRM

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "New York City Council Expands Earned Sick Time Law to Include Safe Time"

October 24, 2017

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge author "New York City Council Expands Earned Sick Time Law to Include Safe Time," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 11, 2017
SHRM

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, James Ansorge and Daisy Tomaselli Author "New York City Council Approves Legislation Limiting Salary History Questions"

April 11, 2017

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, James Ansorge and Daisy Tomaselli author "New York City Council Approves Legislation Limiting Salary History Questions," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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November 8, 2017

New York City Issues Proposed Rules for Fast Food, Retail Workers Scheduling Law

November 8, 2017

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has issued proposed rules for the implementation of the Fair Workweek Law in an attempt to clarify and assist employers with compliance. The Law is intended to reform scheduling practices for fast food and retail workers in the City and will go into effect on November 26, 2017.... Read More

November 7, 2017

Mayor Signs Law Adding Safe Time to NYC Earned Sick Time

November 7, 2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro 1313-A into law, requiring employers to provide paid time off for hours taken in connection with family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking, and human trafficking, grouped collectively as “Safe Time.” On November 6, 2017, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Intro 1313-A, an... Read More

November 1, 2017

New York City Repeals Prohibition-Era Cabaret Law

November 1, 2017

The New York City Council overwhelmingly voted on October 31, 2017, to pass legislation (Int. 1652) that repeals the City’s longstanding Cabaret Law. At the same time, Int. 1652 retains certain security requirements of the old law for large establishments. The existing Cabaret Law, established nearly a century ago during Prohibition,... Read More

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