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Lisa M. Marrello

Office Managing Principal

P 518-512-8700
F 518-242-7730


Lisa M. Marrello is the Managing Principal for the Albany, New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has more than 20 years of experience in legislative and regulatory matters in New York State and New York City governments.

Lisa Marrello is an experienced Government Relations attorney and skilled lobbyist with a 20-year career representing clients before state and municipal governments on matters dealing with all aspects of legislative policy, budgetary analysis, appropriations funding, procurement, and administrative and regulatory matters. Ms. Marrello is a resolute advocate for her clients before the New York State Governor’s Office, New York State Attorney General’s Office, New York State Comptroller’s Office, the State Legislature, and state executive agencies as well as federal and municipal governments throughout the state. Drawing on her years of legal and legislative practice, Ms. Marrello has gained the confidence of clients who rely on her successes in government policy, process and advocacy. Ms. Marrello brings to the table a clear understanding of the issues, and the laws surrounding them, in order to educate key policymakers and lend credibility to her client’s position. Her industry areas of focus include Healthcare, Higher Education, Racing & Gaming, Transportation, and Economic Development.

Ms. Marrello maintains professional contacts with federal, state and local government officials, having served in both New York State and New York City government. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Marrello had a 17 plus year career with Wilson Elser, the state’s leading lobbying firm. As the Deputy Managing Partner, she grew the firms practice areas in fields not traditionally serviced by its attorneys, including Racing & Gaming and Worker’s Compensation policy. Before that, she worked in the Mayor’s Legislative Office under former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani as a legislative representative for the City of New York, successfully advocating on behalf of the New York City Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Investigations, Department of Law and other mayoral agencies. Ms. Marrello began her career with the New York State Assembly as chief of staff and counsel to the chairman of the Standing Committee on Housing, where she negotiated housing policy on behalf of the chairman.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Albany Law School Government Law Center, Member, Racing and Gaming Committee
  • Italian American Bar Association
  • M&T Bank, Directors Advisory Council, Albany/Hudson Valley Regions
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Technology Enterprise Corporation, Member, Board of Directors

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • The Community Hospice Foundation Board of Trustees

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Strategic Lobbying Can Make a Sizable Difference, No Matter the Size of Your Business,” An Albany Business Review and Wilson Elser Seminar (Albany, NY, November 2015) (presenter)
  • “Women in Lodging Roundtable” New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association (Albany, NY, March 2015) (presenter)
  • “On-Line Gaming in New York” 2012 Saratoga Institute on Racing and Gaming Law (Saratoga Springs, NY, August 2012) (presenter)

See AllLisa M. Marrello in the News

November 3, 2017
Law 360

Lisa Marrello Discusses Anoush Koroghlian-Scott Joining Jackson Lewis

November 3, 2017

Lisa Marrello discusses Anoush Koroghlian-Scott recently joining Jackson Lewis, focusing her practice on health care and data security in "Health Hires: Jackson Lewis, EBG, Spencer Fane, AMRI," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

October 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Health Law Attorney Anoush Koroghlian-Scott Joins Jackson Lewis in Albany

October 30, 2017

ALBANY, NY (October 30, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Anoush Koroghlian-Scott has joined the firm’s Albany office as a Principal. Ms. Koroghlian-Scott, who joins Jackson Lewis from Whiteman Osterman and Hanna, has almost 25 years of experience in health law and data... Read More

September 6, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Expands Government Relations Capabilities in New York; Adds Health Law and Transactions, Lobby Law Compliance Groups

September 6, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY (September 6, 2016) As announced in July, Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, has expanded its existing workplace law capabilities with the addition of a group of New York State government relations and health care attorneys formerly with Wilson Elser.  In the firm’s... Read More