For the past five years, Jeff has served as the Legislative Director for New York City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley. Jeff currently assists the Council Member in analyzing and researching legislation and policy proposals on topics ranging from physical education in public schools to smoke alarms to animal welfare and consumer protection. Prior to joining the Council Member, Jeff worked in the Bureau of Consumer Fraud and Protection at the N.Y.S. Attorney General’s Office on a public service fellowship. In this role, Jeff investigated credit card debt settlement and credit repair companies, and online marketers of “free trial” promotions for deceptive business practices.
Prior to working in the public sector, Jeff served as a Dean’s Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Legal Writing Center at his alma mater, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Jeff is a resident of Turtle Bay (Midtown East) and has served on the board of the Turtle Bay Association and was a former full board member of Manhattan Community Board Six, where he has served on both the Public Safety and Environment Committee and the Health and Education Committee. Jeff also remains active in his community through his membership at Temple Emanu-El, including the Men’s Club, and through participation in community events.
Jeff grew up in Hollis Hills, Queens, with his parents, sister, and twin brother, where he attended public schools.