Government & RegulatoryCo-Chair, New York City Government Practice Group
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The Albany Law School, J.D., 1977.
University of Connecticut, B.A., 1973.
Claudia Wagner is a partner in the Government and Regulatory
Policy Division and co-chair of the firm's New York City Government
Practice Group. With more than 25 years of experience in New
York City's governmental arena, she offers her clients an
extraordinary depth of understanding in navigating the labyrinth of
New York City laws, regulations, procedures, and
Ms. Wagner has substantive experience in the areas of municipal
budgeting and finance, cultural organization and nonprofit funding
and city support, real estate development, residential housing
regulatory matters, municipal franchising and procurement, and city
legislative, statutory and regulatory matters. Her
representative list of clients includes the American Museum of
Natural History, the Whitney Museum, McDonald's, Roundabout Theatre
Company, the Durst Organization, Maximus, Time Warner Cable, and
the Association of Talent Agents.
Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. Wagner headed her own law
practice where she and her colleagues represented national and
international corporations, not-for-profit entities, residential
co-op and condominium owners, and cultural institutions on a wide
array of matters involving the City of New York, New York public
authorities and New York public corporations.
Ms. Wagner began her career as counsel to a member of the New
York State Assembly. She broadened her skills by serving
seven years as New York City's legislative representative under
Mayor Ed Koch. She also practiced at a prominent New
York-based government relations law firm where she gained an
extensive background in governmental and administrative law.
Admitted to practice in the state of New York.
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