Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Jerry A. Weiss

Jerry A. Weiss

Of Counsel

p: 518.429.4227

f: 518.427.3491

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Albany Office

80 State Street
Albany, New York 12207

Jerry's rich background of legal and political experience enhances his general practice, which currently concentrates on the areas of public finance and governmental relations.

Representative Experience

  • Tobacco securitization
  • New York State Temporary Commission on Lobbying matters

Practice Areas


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1973
  • Pace College, B.B.A., 1968

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Mayor of Albany’s Judicial Screening Committee 
  • City of Albany Charter Revision Commission, rewrote the city’s 300-year old charter

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • LJM Rad, Founder and managing partner for consulting and lobbying services
  • Partner at several law firms
  • Reelection Campaign - New York State for President Jimmy Carter, Campaign Manager
  • Election Campaign-New York State Lt. Governor Mario Cuomo, Campaign Manager
  • Election Campaign-New York State Governor Mario Cuomo, Counsel
  • New York Lt. Governor Mario Cuomo, Special Counsel serving as liaison to New York State Legislature and local governments
  • Mario Cuomo, New York Secretary of State, Acting Deputy & Counsel, Assistant
  • Thomas Cuite, Majority Leader of New York City Council, Assistant Counsel-Re-wrote the Council’s Rules