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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 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.

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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January 23, 2018
Legal Newsline

Lisa Marrello and Thomas Buchan Discuss Workplace Sexual Harassment Bills Introduced to N.Y. Senate

January 23, 2018

Lisa Marrello and Thomas Buchan discuss two workplace sexual harassment prevention bills recently introduced to the New York State Senate in "Look for new workplace sexual harassment bills to make it through N.Y. legislature," published by Legal Newsline. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 17, 2018

Lisa Marrello and Thomas Buchan Author "New York Governor Takes Aim at Sexual Harassment in the Workplace"

January 17, 2018

Lisa Marrello and Thomas Buchan author "New York Governor Takes Aim at Sexual Harassment in the Workplace," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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

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January 22, 2018

Class Action Trends Report Winter 2018

January 22, 2018

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Minimum wage: Tip traps The legislation Regulatory roundup Prevention pointer Meanwhile, in the states … Jackson Lewis advocates... Read More

January 9, 2018

New York Legislators Introduce Bills on Workplace Sexual Harassment, Retaliatory Action

January 9, 2018

Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace and clarifying the definition of retaliatory action are the topics of two bills introduced on the first day of New York’s 2018 legislative session. Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace A bill introduced by Senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) would amend the Labor Law to require... Read More

January 9, 2018

New York Governor Takes Aim at Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

January 9, 2018

New York employers should expect proposals to “combat sexual harassment in the workplace” in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget or as standalone proposals, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his 2018 State of the State address on January 3, 2018. The Governor said his anti-harassment proposals will include legislation that will... Read More