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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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May 9, 2018

New York City Enacts Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation that Includes Training Requirement

May 9, 2018

Mandatory annual sexual harassment training for employees in New York City is one feature of a package of legislation targeting sexual harassment in the workplace signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio on May 9, 2018. Most private employers in New York City will be required to conduct annual sexual harassment training for employees beginning... Read More

April 11, 2018

New York City Council Passes Legislative Package Aimed at Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 11, 2018

The New York City Council passed a package of legislation on April 11, 2018, that will strengthen the City’s laws against harassment in the workplace. Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign the legislation into law in the coming weeks. Most private employers in New York City will be required to conduct mandatory annual sexual... Read More

March 7, 2018

New York City Legislation Would Mandate Sexual Harassment Training, Expand Employer Coverage under Human Rights Law

March 7, 2018

The New York City Council has introduced a package of legislation aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace and strengthening the City’s anti-sexual harassment policies. The legislation, introduced on March 7, 2018, would require most private employers in the City to conduct mandatory annual sexual harassment training for... Read More

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