Jill T. Sandhaas

Jill Sandhaas

Jill T. Sandhaas brings substantial experience to Shenker Russo & Clark, LLP advising clients in all types of government affairs, legal transactions, as well as regulatory and compliance matters.

Jill Sandhaas spent most of her career working within the New York State Legislature and is well respected among elected officials and staff. Prior to joining the firm, Jill worked with Wilson Elser’s Albany Office in their Government Affairs practice area. Prior to that, she served as counsel to the chairman of the New York State Senate Health Committee, and as an advance representative for former First Lady Barbara Bush on both domestic and foreign travel.

With more than twenty years in government service, Jill built a network of professional contacts at the local, state and federal levels of government. These relationships and her experience with the legislative process have enabled her to build a successful practice assisting the firm’s clients in legal, lobbying, appropriations and regulatory matters.


  • New York Bar

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association


  • John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • University at Albany, B.A., 1983

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