Gerard Glass graduated from St. John's University School of Law, Queens, New York in 1984 and thereafter joined the Suffolk County Attorney's Office. He was elected to the Suffolk County Legislature and served two terms representing the 13th Legislative District covering the Lindenhurst and Babylon areas. At the age of 26, although the youngest member of the Legislature, Mr. Glass served as the leader of the majority caucus. In 1987, Mr. Glass joined the firm of Glass, Lazio & Glass as managing partner. The firm was renamed Glass & Glass in 1992 when Rick Lazio was elected to the United States House of Representatives. In 2018, Gerard Glass & Associates was formed with Mr. Glass serving as the managing partner.
Representing a variety of corporate and individual clients, Mr. Glass concentrates on both residential and commercial real estate transactions, estate planning and probate administration, business transactions, landlord/tenant matters, civil litigation, and land use and zoning issues. Gerard Glass has handled thousands of real estate and business transactions and has over 35 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Mr. Glass has served as general counsel to the Village of Lindenhurst for over thirty years and is special counsel to Village of Port Jefferson. Mr. Glass also served as general counsel for the Village of Babylon from 2017 to 2021. Moreover, he has also served as special counsel to the Villages of Amityville, Mastic Beach. He is a member of the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York as well as the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Mr. Glass has a Martindale Hubbell peer review rating of "BV Distinguished, 4.4 out of 5", meeting "very high criteria of General Ethical Standards."