Jim Maisano

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Gender MALE
Industry Law
Occupation Consumer Protection
Location New Rochelle, NY, United States
Introduction Jim began serving as Westchester Consumer Protection Director in 2018. He previously served 11 terms on Westchester Board of Legislators representing New Rochelle & Pelham (1998-2018). Jim held various leadership positions over 21 years: Vice Chair (2014-2017); Republican Minority Leader (2003, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013); Republican Minority Whip (2002, 2008, 2009); Rules Committee Co-Chair (2003); Hispanic Affairs Task Force Co-Chair (2014-2017); Public Works Committee Chair (2000-2001); and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Chair (2004-2005). Jim previously practiced law for 25 years: sole practitioner in New Rochelle (2011-2018 & 1996-2003); Special Counsel to NYS Senate Majority Leader (2011-2018); counsel with Crowell & Moring (2007-2011); and senior attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney (2003–2007). Throughout his career, Jim practiced in areas on commercial litigation, wills & estates, real estate, and government relations. He began his career at NYC firms for insurance defense (1994-1995) and commercial litigation (1992-1994). He was a small claims court arbitrator in New Rochelle City Court. Jim served as a Sergeant in US Marine Corps (1984-1988).