Leo Glickman

Leo Glickman

Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, LLP
  • Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Employment Law...
  • New York
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Summary

Founding partner Leo Glickman has a long track record of holding the powerful accountable and fighting for progressive candidates and causes. While serving as the NY State Chair of Common Cause, he spearheaded legal efforts to force the Republican-led New York State Senate to open their financial books. The case resulted in a landmark decision by the Court of Appeals, Weston vs. Sloan, that requires the State Senate to disclose its taxpayer-funded budget to the public.

Mr. Glickman is an experienced civil rights litigator, representing clients whose constitutional rights have been violated by members of the Police Department and the Department of Correction. In addition, Mr. Glickman represents candidates for Statewide and Citywide offices as well as many candidates for local legislative positions. He also advises political action committees (PACs) on the complex thicket of local, state, and federal election and campaign finance laws.

Prior to founding Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, Mr. Glickman worked for the Manhattan Borough President, C. Virginia Fields. As her Counsel, he developed civil rights policy, authored a report on discrimination in the taxi industry, and played a lead role in the Borough President√Ęs responses to the police shootings of Amadou Diallo and Patrick Dorismond. When Mayor Giuliani released the juvenile records of Dorismond, he drafted proposed legislation to strengthen the privacy rights of juvenile offenders.

Prior to the Borough President's office, Mr. Glickman headed a division of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB), and was responsible for training candidates in complying with the City's campaign finance law and utilizing the law to maximize the public funding of their campaigns. His nuts and bolts experience with campaign finance law makes him an effective campaign advisor and advocate before the Campaign Finance Board, Board of Elections, the Federal Election Commission, and the courts.

Education
Brooklyn Law School
J.D. (1994)
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Honors: Bernard Brandt Scholar; Cum Laude
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Boston University
B.A. | History/economics/political science
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Honors: Cum Laude
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London School of Economics
G.C.S. | Economics/political science
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Professional Experience
Counsel
C. Virginia Fields, Manhattan Borough President
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Developed civil rights policy, authored a report on discrimination in the taxi industry, and played a lead role in the Borough President's responses to the police shootings of Amadou Diallo and Patrick Dorismond. When Mayor Giuliani released the juvenile records of Dorismond, he drafted proposed legislation to strengthen the privacy rights of juvenile offenders.
Chief of Candidate Services
New York City Campaign Finance Board
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Headed a division of the New York City Campaign Finance Board, responsible for training candidates in complying with the City's campaign finance law and utilizing the law to maximize the public funding of their campaigns.
Publications
Articles & Publications
New York City Campaign Finance Law
Goldfeder's Modern Election Law
Parrish's Lawyer Clears Things Up
The Wave
Mixing Money and Politics: How U. S. Campaign Finance Affects Democratic Governance in the U.S., United Nations Development Programme - Human Development Report, 2002
United Nations Development Report
Contributions to Campaigns of Candidates for Surrogate, and Appointments by Surrogates of Guardians Ad Litem
The Record of the Bar Association of the City of New York
Professional Associations
All Stars for Hope
Pro bono counsel
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Activities: A non-profit established by top international soccer players to raise money for educational programs.
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Stonewall Democratic Club
Member
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National Police Accountability Project
Member
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New York State Bar # 2711117
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Uptown
5030 Broadway
Suite 652
New York, NY 10034
USA
Telephone: (718) 852-3710
Fax: (718) 852-3586
475 Atlantic Avenue
3rd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
USA
Telephone: (718) 852-3710
Telephone: (718) 852-0507