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Thomas Buchan

Associate
Albany

P 518-512-8700
F 518-242-7730
Thomas.Buchan@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Thomas Buchan is an Associate in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Buchan previously served as a legislative fellow in the New York State Senate, where he worked for the Independent Democratic Conference’s Counsel/Program office. In that role he analyzed legislation for active lists and committee agendas, briefed members on legislation, and participated in budget negotiations and budget subcommittee meetings on behalf of the IDC.

Mr. Buchan also previously served as a law clerk at Wilson Elser in the Albany Office’s Government Affairs practice. In that role, he assisted partners in working on a variety of client matters, and observed and reported on New York’s legislative process by attending legislative sessions, committee meetings, public hearings and budget hearings.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Catholic Central High School, Troy, NY, Board of Trustees

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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
SHRM

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

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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 6, 2018

New York Legislature Passes Significant Changes to Laws Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 6, 2018

As part of the 2018-2019 New York State Budget, the Governor and the Legislature have agreed to legislation aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace (Part KK of S7507-C). The legislation, including the anti-sexual harassment provisions, has passed both the Senate and Assembly, and the Governor expects it to be signed ... Read More

January 29, 2018

Proposed Amendment to New York Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Affects Hotels in State

January 29, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed language in his budget amending the definition of a “Hotel” under the state Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) Law Section 3(14) to eliminate the requirement for hotels to have a restaurant in the building of the hotel. Currently, in order for a hotel to qualify for a “Hotel” liquor license... Read More

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