Lobbying Insider

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By: Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, LLP

A podcast that brings listeners to the intersection of business and government to provide a rare perspective on how things actually get done. Where we dive into some pressing current issues, provide keen observations from the past, and keep an ever-watchful eye on what’s coming next.

Averting the 2023 Back-to-School NYC Bus Strike with Corey Muirhead
04/02/2024

Lobbying Insider Episode 110: Averting the 2023 Back-to-School NYC Bus Strike with Corey Muirhead In this episode, Host Zack Fink speaks with Corey Muirhead, Executive Vice President of Logan Business Company, and DHC’s own Charles Capetanakis. Just before the start of the 2023 New York City school year, bus operators came perilously close to going […]


Building Bridges – Rev. Al Sharpton’s Blueprint for Harlem’s Museum of Civil Rights
02/26/2024

Lobbying Insider Episode 109: Building Bridges – Rev. Al Sharpton’s Blueprint for Harlem’s Museum of Civil Rights In this very special episode of The Lobbying Insider Podcast Host Zack Fink sits down with the renowned Reverend Al Sharpton to discuss the Museum of Civil Rights. Sharpton leads the foundation that is working to establish the […]


The Life of a Young Lord: Felipe Luciano & the Takeover of Lincoln Hospital (2-Part Interview)
02/06/2024

Lobbying Insider Episode 108: The Life of a Young Lord: Felipe Luciano 2-Part Interview The Lobbying Insider Podcast is proud to present this very special episode reuniting two men whose paths crossed at a tense political moment more than 50 years ago. Host Zack Fink is joined by Felipe Luciano, a founding member of The […]


NY State of the State Address Recap
01/16/2024

Lobbying Insider Episode 107: NY State of the State Address Recap In this episode Host Zack Fink is joined by Government Relations team members, Keith Wright and Bianca Rajpersaud, to break down Governor Hochul’s 2024 State of the State Address. Each January, New York’s Governor lays out an agenda for the legislative session in Albany, […]


Talking Politics – Keith Wright’s NYS Insights
01/01/2024

Lobbying Insider Episode 106: Talking Politics – Keith Wright’s NYS Insights In this episode Host Zack Fink speaks with Keith Wright, current Chair of the Manhattan Democratic Party and Director for Strategic Planning at Davidoff Hutcher and Citron. Keith has been around politics his entire life and continues to live in Harlem where he was […]


Upcoming NYS 2024 Legislative Session – A Closer Look
12/18/2023

Lobbying Insider Episode 105:  Upcoming NYS 2024 Legislative Session – A Closer Look   In this episode, Host Zack Fink speaks with Steve Malito, Partner, and Chair of the NYS Government Relations practice in Albany, and Nicole L. Weingartner, Director of State Government Affairs; also known on Instagram as “The Long Island Lobbyist” sit down […]


A Deep Dive on Housing – Can We Build Affordable Housing in NY?
12/08/2023

Lobbying Insider Episode 104:  A Deep Dive on Housing: Can We Build Affordable Housing in NY?   In this episode, Host Zack Fink speaks with Carlo Scissura, CEO of the New York Building Congress, and Lou Coletti, former President of the Building Trades Employers’ Association, who is now a Senior Adviser in Davidoff Hutcher and […]


Litigation & Lobbying – Getting Real Estate Deals Unstuck
11/30/2023

Lobbying Insider Episode 103: Litigation & Lobbying – Getting Real Estate Deals Unstuck   Host, Zack Fink uncovers two fascinating real estate deals on the upper east side of Manhattan where DHC Government Relations group partnered with its Commercial Litigation team to find successful resolutions for two clients with complex real estate deals that involved […]


A Bitter Pill for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood
11/28/2023

Lobbying Insider Episode 102: A Bitter Pill for the Lenox Hill Neighborhood Host, Zack Fink sat down with Andy Gaspar and Stephanie Reckler, two of the board members from The Committee to Protect Our Lenox Hill Neighborhood (CPOLHN) to discuss their opposition to Northwell Health’s proposal to renovate and expand Lenox Hill Hospital. In this […]


Somos 2023 Recap with Special Guests
11/25/2023

Lobbying Insider Episode 101: Somos ’23 Recap with Special Guests – Sean Crowley & Bianca Rajpersaud Host Zack Fink, leads a fascinating and fun discussion with colleagues Bianca Rajpersaud, and Sean Crowley, recapping the Somos ’23 Annual Conference* in San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 8-12. Somos Inc. is a who’s who in government and […]