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121 State Street
Albany, NY 12207-1622
Phone: (518) 436-0751
Fax: (518) 436-4751

David Previte, Esq. is a member of the firm’s Health Law and Government Relations departments.

Mr. Previte brings extensive experience in New York State Government to the firm. Most recently, he served as Chief Counsel to the New York State Senate Majority where he advised the Temporary President and Majority Conference on all legal and legislative matters before the Senate. Mr. Previte managed a team of twenty-five attorneys and led the Senate in three-way budget negotiations with the principal staff of the Assembly and Executive.

Prior to his appointment, he served as Senior Counsel and Parliamentarian to the New York State Senate Majority where he was lead counsel for the areas of health, racing & wagering, and elections. In this role, Mr. Previte was responsible for the development, drafting, and negotiation of Majority Conference positions and legislative and budget proposals. During his time in government he successfully negotiated significant legislation in several policy areas including health, Medicaid, pharmaceuticals, environmental, insurance, elections, ethics, and gaming law. As Parliamentarian he provided counsel to the President of the Senate, floor leaders and staff on parliamentary procedure and the rules of the house.

In addition to his legislative experience, Mr. Previte has counseled numerous candidates and political committees on election law and state and federal campaign finance law.

He was named in City & State’s “Albany Power 100” and “Albany 40 under 40” lists in 2018 and 2016.


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