Katy has dedicated her entire legal career to policy development and legislative advocacy. As Assistant Counsel to the New York Senate Majority, she specialized in health and mental hygiene issues.
Katy had advised Senate Majority Leader, Counsel to the Majority, and Senate Republican Conference on subjects including prescription drug abuse, women’s health initiatives, the State’s medical marijuana program.
Subsequently, Katy entered the private sector where she advised clients on how to comply with complex State and federal regulatory requirements; and served as the Director of Research and Legislation for a statewide healthcare association.
Since joining Cordo & Company, Katy has expanded her portfolio to include clients seeking to strategically position themselves in new markets and emerging industries within New York State. Her work includes advocacy pertaining to the State’s medical marijuana program, as well as lobbying for a number of key players in the technology sector – including Uber, Expedia and Vivid Seats.
An Albany native, Katy earned her B.A. from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and J.D. from Albany Law School.