Greenberg Traurig’s Mark S. Weprin Named to City & State’s “Queens Power 50” List

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Mark S. Weprin, Government Law & Policy shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office, has been ranked number 21 on City & State’s “Queens Power 50” list.

"At one of New York’s most prestigious law firms, Mark Weprin uses his past experience as a former New York City Council member, Assembly member and deputy secretary to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to negotiate land use issues and advocate for clients," says City & State.

Mark S. Weprin, Government Law & Policy shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office, has been ranked number 21 on City & State’s “Queens Power 50” list.

According to City & State, the “Queens Power 50” list recognizes appointees, advocates, community leaders, and others who are moving the borough forward.

“At one of New York’s most prestigious law firms, Mark Weprin uses his past experience as a former New York City Council member, Assembly member and deputy secretary to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to negotiate land use issues and advocate for clients. It all comes naturally to Weprin, who grew up in a political family, with a father who served as Assembly speaker and a brother who’s still in the state Legislature,” says City & State.

Weprin represents clients in legislative and regulatory matters at various levels of government, with a focus on the New York real estate industry and important corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Before joining the firm, Weprin served as Deputy Secretary of Legislative Affairs for Andrew Cuomo, New York State Governor.

Weprin has also served as a member of the New York City Council, where he chaired the sub-committee on Zoning and Franchises of the Land Use Committee. In addition, he held the position of chair of the Queens City Council Delegation. Prior to his election to the New York City Council, Weprin served 15 years in the New York State Assembly where he authored 63 laws and served as chair of the Small Business Committee.

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 2,200 attorneys in 41 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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