Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Neil D. Breslin

Neil D. Breslin

Of Counsel

p: 518.429.4226

f: 518.533.2932

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Albany Office

80 State Street
Albany, New York 12207

Neil has more than 30 years of experience in real estate, torts litigation, and trusts and estates law. He presently serves as New York State Senator representing the 46th District, which consists entirely of Albany County.

Practice Areas


  • University of Toledo Law School, J.D., Editor-in-Chief, University of Toledo Law Review, 1971
  • Fordham University, B.S., 1964

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Character and Fitness Committee, Appellate Division, 3rd Dept.
  • American Arbitration Association
  • National Council of Insurance Legislators, Executive Committee and Former-Chair, State/Federal Relations Committee
  • Motor Carrier Lawyers Association (1975-1985)
  • New York State Bar Association, General Practice Section, Executive Committee (1980-1985) and Chairman (1993-1994), Editor, Newsletter (1980-1984); Practical Skills Seminar, Young Lawyers Section, Chairman (1975-1977); House of Delegates, Member (1992-1994)
  • Albany County Bar Association, Grievance Committee Chair (1985-1993)

Civic Activities

  • New York State Senate, Senator for the 46th District
  • New York State Senate Insurance Committee, Ranking Minority Member
  • New York State Senate Agriculture, Banks, Codes, Judiciary, and Labor Committees, Member
  • Arbor House, President
  • Arbor House, Board of Directors Member
  • Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, Former Vice President
  • Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, Former Board of Directors Member


  • Distinguished Public Service Award, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, 1997
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., Of Counsel