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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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January 25, 2018

NYC Fast Food Deductions Law Stayed Pending Resolution of Constitutional Challenge by Restaurant Groups

January 25, 2018

Enforcement of the Fast Food Deductions provisions in New York City’s Fair Workweek Law has been stayed by a federal judge pending resolution of a constitutional challenge brought by two restaurant advocacy groups. The Fast Food Deductions Law requires fast food employers to deduct voluntary portions from workers’ paychecks and... Read More

January 25, 2018

New York City Employers Must Engage Employees in Accommodations Dialogue under New Law

January 25, 2018

Starting on October 16, 2018, entities covered by the New York City Human Rights Law (HRL) will be required to engage in cooperative dialogue with individuals who may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the HRL. Passed by the New York City Council on December 19, 2017, Int. 804-A applies to employers, providers of public... Read More

January 25, 2018

New York City Employers Must Grant Temporary Work Schedule Changes Beginning July 18

January 25, 2018

Starting on July 18, 2018, New York City employers will be required to provide temporary schedule changes to employees for a “personal event.” Int. 1399-A became law on January 19, 2018, after Mayor Bill de Blasio failed to sign or veto the bill.  Under Int. 1399-A, with limited exceptions, an employer must grant an employee’s... Read More

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