Cynthia D. Shenker

Cynthia Shenker has spent her entire professional career in New York legislative and regulatory affairs and is a founding member of the firm's Albany, NY Government Relations practice, ranked as the state's top lobbying firm. She also is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Pro Bono Committee. Cynthia is especially adept at utilizing the legislative and regulatory process to solve client issues.

Numerous state and national associations and Fortune 500 corporations have relied for many years on Cynthia's unwavering perseverance and savvy negotiating tactics to help them meet their funding needs and business goals. The long-term relationship she has built with each of her clients enables Cynthia to match them with the resource best positioned to address their particular issue, whether it's a key policymaker in New York State government or one of her colleagues at Wilson Elser.

Prior to joining the firm, she worked for 18 years in the New York State Legislature serving as counsel to three Assembly Majority Leaders, as well as in a variety of other staff positions.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Governance & Compliance, 2) Government Affairs and 3) Government Investigations
Law School Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 1981
Education Cornell University, B.S., 1976
Most recent firm Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker
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