Lawsuit Lending

Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection
Chair: Senator Chris Jacobs
Co-Sponsor: Senator Robert Ortt
Public Hearing: Lawsuit Lending
Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
Time: 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Contact: Francis Palasieski (518) 455-3240
Media Contact: Paul Pfeiffer (716) 854-8705

List of Speakers:

Tom Stebbins, Executive Director & Adam Morey, Manager of Public Affairs, Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York 
 Kelly Gilroy, Executive Director, American Legal Finance Association 
 Maya Steinitz, Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law and Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School   
 Anthony J. Sebok, Professor of Law Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Visiting Professor, Cornell Law School 
 Honorable Anthony L. Coehlo, Retired Member of U.S. House of Representatives; Member, Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation 
 Lev Ginsburg, Director of Government Affairs, The Business Council of New York State, Inc. 
 James R. Copland, Senior Fellow Director, Legal Policy, The Manhattan Institute 

Written Testimonies:

Ellen Melchionni, President, New York Insurance Association, Inc. (NYIA)  
 Andrew Smiley, President, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers  
 Thurbert Baker, Former Attorney General for the State of Georgia; Partner, Dentons US LLP  
 New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA)



There is a full transcript of this meeting available.


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