Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Neil 
     Breslin

Neil Breslin

Of Counsel

p: 518.429.4226

f: 518.533.2932

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Albany Office

80 State Street
Albany, New York 12207

With over 30 years of legal experience, Neil primarily concentrates his practice on real estate, torts litigation, and trusts and estates law.

In addition to his role at Barclay Damon, Neil represents the 44th district as a NYS senator.


Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Toledo Law School, J.D., Editor-in-Chief, University of Toledo Law Review, 1971
  • Fordham University, B.S., 1964

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Albany County Bar Association, Former Grievance Committee Chair
  • New York State Bar Association, General Practice Section Member; Former General Practice Executive Committee Chair; Former General Practice Section
  • Newsletter Editor; and Former House of Delegates Member
  • American Arbitration Association
  • NYS Legislative Ethics Commission
  • NYS Senate, Insurance Committee Chair and Bank, Ethics & Internal Governance, Finance, Higher Education, Judiciary, and Rules Committees Members
  • National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL), Former President
  • Appellate Division, Third Department, Character and Fitness Committee, Former Member for Over 30 years

Civic Activities

  • Arbor House, Board of Directors President and Former President
  • Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, Former Vice President

Honors

  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, Centennial Medallion and CWA Solidarity Award, 2017
  • Homeless and Travelers Aid Society, Champion in Compassion Award, 2015
  • Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, Distinguished Leadership Award, 2014
  • Troy Youth Association, Person of the Year, 2013
  • Centro Civico Hispano Americano, Community Service Award, 2009

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., Of Counsel
  • Garry, Cahill, Edmunds & Breslin, Partner
  • Garry Cahill & Edmunds, Associate