NYC Bar Slates Lobbying Seminar

Saturday, December 1, 2007 - 00:00

The New York City Bar Association is offering a CLE seminar titled Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Albany & City Hall: How to Lobby Effectively Before Congress, the State Legislature & the NYC Council.

The program will take place on Friday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City.

This program will offer attorneys a practical and insightful introduction to the subject of advocacy and lobbying before the City Council, the New York State legislature and Congress. Participants will also learn how to stay informed about legislation and hearings, be introduced to campaign finance and lobbying rules, and hear how to build an effective advocacy campaign on behalf of a public interest group or a business or industry interest group. The panelists will include elected officials, lobbyists, and lawyers with expertise on lobbying and campaign finance rules.

The program chair is Jayne Bigelsen, director of communications and public affairs, New York City Bar Association.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (212) 382-6663 or visit