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January 21, 2021
City & State is proud to present "COVID in the City" a four-part webinar series in partnership with the Office of the Counsel to the Mayor. For the first installment, Dr. Jay Varma, Kapil Longani, and Bess Chiu will speak about New York City's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joint Statement from Legal Counsel of Major U.S. Cities
January 8, 2021
Kapil Longani, Counsel to the Mayor (NEW YORK, NY); Kristin M. Bronson, City Attorney (DENVER, CO); Michelle Chen, Legal Counsel to the Mayor (SEATTLE, WA); Diana Cortes, Acting City Solicitor (PHILADELPHIA, PA); Zach Klein, City Attorney (COLUMBUS, OH); Kristen E. Smith, Corporation Counsel (SYRACUSE, NY) make a statement on the recent events on Capitol Hill.


January 8, 2021
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayWe hope you enjoy the fifth issue of our monthly newsletter, which provides insights into our unique portfolio of complex and fascinating work.


January 5, 2021
Kapil Longani, Bess Chiu, Kate Cocklin and Commissioner Jonnel Doris, discussed the pivotal roles that the Office of the Counsel to the Mayor and the NYC Department of Small Business Services played during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Brandon Vogel for NYSBA - December 2020
“There isn’t a sensitive legal issue that comes before the mayor’s desk that doesn’t stop at my desk first,” said Kapil Longani, counsel to the mayor of New York City or the “chief problem solver” as he’s known to some, on the recent CLE webinar.


December 15, 2020
Associate Counsel Judith Le and Kevin Kelly participated in a Q&A to help NYC hospitality workers get the latest information about City resources.


December 9, 2020
Chief Privacy Officer Laura Negron was quoted by the WSJ: "Formed in 2018, Ms. Negrón's six-lawyer team evaluates data collection and usage by 175 agency-level privacy officers across city government, including for its Covid-19 contact-tracing program."


December 1, 2020
Read our December Newsletter, which provides unique insight into our portfolio of complex and fascinating work.


November 23, 2020
Kapil was recently profiled by Law360: "Any sensitive legal issue facing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, from pandemic-related closures to police reform and concerns surrounding the presidential election, crosses the desk of his counsel, Kapil Longani."


November 12th at 4pm
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayLearn what steps New York City government took during the COVID-19 outbreak and how the City is working to keep communities safe as we continue to battle this pandemic. Liz Benjamin will lead a conversation with Kapil Longani, Bess Chiu, and Kate Cocklin about the novel legal issues the Mayor and his lawyers had to confront and resolve during this unprecedented time.


November 2, 2020
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayRead our November Newsletter, which provides unique insight into our portfolio of complex and fascinating work.

Early Voting Statement
October 23, 2020
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayCounsel to the Mayor Kapil Longani makes a statement regarding the start of early voting on October 24th.


October 13th at 6pm via QPL Facebook Live
Find out what it takes for NYC government to keep our communities safe, healthy and strong amid the COVID-19 pandemic. QPL President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott will lead a conversation with Bess, Kapil, and Kate about the legal issues behind decisions that affect the daily lives of all New Yorkers at this unprecedented moment.

Temporary Closure of Non-Essential Businesses Statement
October 4, 2020
Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding the Mayor’s proposal to close non-essential businesses and schools in certain high COVID-19 infection rate zip codes.


October 1, 2020
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayRead our October Newsletter, which provides unique insight into our portfolio of complex and fascinating work.

Statement Regarding Political Attack
September 21, 2020
Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding an unconstitutional political attack by the Trump Administration.


September 1, 2020
Read the first issue of our brand new Newsletter, which provides unique insight into our portfolio of complex and fascinating work.

Mail-In Voting Statement
August 28, 2020
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding mail-in voting.

Census Week of Action Statement
July 30, 2020
Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding the 2020 Census week of action.

Phase Four Statement
July 21, 2020
Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding Phase Four reopening.

Phase Three Statement
July 6, 2020
Counsel to the Mayor, Kapil Longani, makes a statement regarding Phase Three reopening.