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Greenberg Traurig's Katharine J. Neer Named to City & State's 2018 40 Under 40 Rising Stars List

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Katharine J. Neer, a Government Law & Policy associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Albany office, has been named to City & State's 2018 Albany 40 Under 40 Rising Stars list.

ALBANY, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 22, 2018

Katharine J. Neer, a Government Law & Policy associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Albany office, has been named to City & State's 2018 Albany 40 Under 40 Rising Stars list.

According to City & State, "Each year, the list is comprised of 40 members of the next generation – all under the age of 40 – who are already leaders in elected office and in state offices, in labor and in business, in advocacy and in academia, in government affairs and in journalism."

Neer assists clients on New York State legislative and regulatory issues. She specifically works with clients in the financial services industry on regulatory compliance issues, including compliance with cybersecurity rules and various labor issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Neer served as Assistant Secretary for General Government and Financial Services in the New York State Governor's Office. At the Governor's office, she was a member of the state operations team overseeing policy and operations for six agencies: the Department of Financial Services (DFS); the State Insurance Fund; the Department of State; the Department of Tax and Finance; the Office of General Services; and the Gaming Commission. During her time in the Governor's office, Neer was responsible for negotiating and overseeing the implementation of several key policy initiatives, including Paid Family Leave, Ride-Share, and the DFS's cybersecurity regulations.

About Greenberg Traurig's New York Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig's New York Government Law & Policy Practice, based in New York City and Albany, is one of the leading government relations teams in both the City and the State. Since the team's inception in 1995, they have been consistently ranked among the top lobbying practices in New York City by the City Clerk's Office and among the Top 5 law firm lobbying practices in New York State by the Commission on Public Integrity.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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