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Lisa M. Marrello

Office Managing Principal
Albany

P 518-512-8700
F 518-242-7730
Lisa.Marrello@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Lisa M. Marrello is the Managing Principal for the Albany, New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is also Co-Leader of the firm's Government Relations Practice Group. Ms. Marrello provides legislative strategy and regulatory counsel before government agencies on issues spanning healthcare, higher education and the professions, financial services, transit and transportation, racing & gaming, and economic development initiatives.

Ms. Marrello is an experienced government relations attorney and skilled lobbyist. She has been a resolute advocate for her clients on matters dealing with all aspects of legislative policy, budgetary analysis, appropriations funding, procurement, and administrative and regulatory guidance. Drawing on her experience over a 20-year career 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 politics, issues, and the laws surrounding them in order to educate key policymakers, lend credibility to her client’s position and attain their advocacy goals.

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 her years in private practice, she served as assistant legislative representative for the City of New York, Mayor’s Office under former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. 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.
 

Honors and Recognitions

  • City & State NY, "The 2018 Albany Power 100" List (2018)
  • City & State NY, "Above & Beyond" Award for Outstanding Women in Law & Lobbying (2018)

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)

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May 22, 2018
City and State NY

Lisa Marrello is Spotlighted on Albany Power 100 List

May 22, 2018

Lisa Marrello is spotlighted as a legal standout in "The 2018 Albany Power 100" list, published by City & State NY.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 18, 2018
Law 360

Lisa Marrello Discusses the "Smart Growth" of Jackson Lewis' Lobbying Capabilities

April 18, 2018

Lisa Marrello comments on the growth of Jackson Lewis' lobbying capabilities in "Client Push Gets More Firms Into The Labor Lobbying Game," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 2, 2018
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Lisa M. Marrello Receives Above & Beyond Award for Outstanding Women in Law & Lobbying

April 2, 2018

ALBANY, NY (April 2, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Lisa M. Marrello has been selected to receive the Above & Beyond Award for Outstanding Women in Law & Lobbying by City & State. The award was presented at City & State’s Above & Beyond... Read More

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June 5, 2018

The Wait is Over for Legalized Sports Gambling in New York

June 5, 2018

A provision in New York’s 2013 Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law authorizing casinos to take bets on sporting events had been held in suspension because of the federal ban on state-regulated sports wagering. Now, as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (... Read More

April 25, 2018

New York State Enacted Budget Includes Opioid Legislation

April 25, 2018

As part of the 2018-2019 New York State Budget, the Governor and the Legislature have agreed to a package of legislation addressing the opioid crisis in New York that includes requiring opioid manufacturers and distributors to help fund treatment programs. Prescription Limits The final Budget contains legislation that will limit... Read More

April 16, 2018

New York State Budget Includes Optional Employer Payroll Tax as a Potential SALT Cap Work Around

April 16, 2018

As part of the FY 2019 NY State Budget, lawmakers recently enacted a program to potentially circumvent the recent Federal Tax Law change that imposes a $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT) for individuals who itemize their deductions. The potential workaround, called the Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP... Read More

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