By Hinman Straub | January 23, 2024

Attorney joins Hinman Straub Advisors to support the firm’s government relations practice and its growing portfolio of clients, with years of experience in state service surrounding health, education, and human services.

Albany, New York – Hinman Straub, one of Albany’s preeminent law and government relations firms, is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Sacco to an existing team of more than 45 professionals. Jennifer joins the firm as a Principal Attorney and will add to its depth and expertise in the complex areas of health care, education, and human services.

Jennifer Sacco joins the government relations practice with years of experience as an attorney in state service, having previously served as Deputy Counsel at the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA). In this capacity, she provided legal and policy expertise on a variety of issues before the agency.

“I’m excited to join Hinman Straub and work with such an incredibly talented group of individuals,” said Jennifer Sacco. “In addition to being subject matter experts, the Hinman Straub team is incredibly passionate about the work they do and the clients they serve. I’m looking forward to being a part of that and assisting our clients in highlighting their priorities while navigating the legislative process. “

Before joining OTDA, Ms. Sacco worked at the New York State Assembly for over a decade. Most recently, she served as Assistant Secretary for Program and Policy, where she was responsible for advising the Assembly Majority Conference on a wide range of issues related to human services, health, and behavioral health. Additionally, she was integrally involved in the analysis, drafting, and negotiation of several state budgets and high-priority pieces of legislation.

“In an ever-changing political and state government landscape, the need for subject-matter experts, in an array of sectors throughout the state, is at an all-time high,” said Hinman Straub President Sean Doolan. “Jen Sacco’s extensive career in state government has provided her with an in-depth understanding of the legislative and regulatory process. She has also become a subject matter expert in a wide array of areas, allowing the firm to continue to provide high-quality representation and successfully advocate their priorities before all forums of state government.”

About Hinman Straub

For more than seventy years, Hinman Straub has been a leader in providing individual, institutional, and corporate clients with a comprehensive array of legal and government relations services that few other firms can match. Located in the heart of New York State Government, we offer clients a wide range of practice expertise, from health law to health insurance, life insurance to financial planning, and labor to education and government relations. Our outstanding reputation combined with our long-standing relationships with government, judiciary, and business leaders makes the difference for our clients. Our government relations partner, Hinman Straub Advisors LLC, provides expert assistance in representing our clients before government decision-makers.