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Thomas Buchan


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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

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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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

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

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