Practice Areas

Government Affairs

Government Affairs is the foundation of the services offered by Shenker Russo & Clark. Our lobbying efforts include contact with members and staff of the State Legislature, the Governor’s office, and key state agencies.

Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Hospitality Law

Our Alcohol Beverage Licensing and Hospitality Law practice team helps businesses navigate New York State’s complex process for securing liquor licenses, identifying potential issues and addressing them to limit the potential for costly delays or fines.

Cannabis Licensing and Business Development

Our well-established liquor licensing practice and extensive community board experience specifically in New York, coupled with our Government Affairs team, uniquely positions us to leverage our knowledge and relationships in the competitive application process with the Office of Cannabis Management.

Lobby Law Compliance

Theresa Russo, one of the founding Partners of SRC, has served as a lobby law compliance officer for more than a decade, providing guidance to numerous clients on a wide spectrum of issues and acting as in-house lobby law counsel to many companies in New York State ̶ training employees, establishing systems for capturing and reporting lobbying activity, and taking all steps necessary to ensure compliance.

MWBE Certification & Recertification

SRC attorneys provide counsel to minority and women-owned business owners seeking MBE and WBE business certification.

Campaign Finance Law

Ryan Horstmyer, a partner at our firm, leads our campaign finance law practice. He has over twenty years of experience working on campaigns and elections regulated by state and federal laws. And our entire team brings together decades of similar political experience, including in other areas of regulatory compliance.