Government Law Center Staff

Government Law Center Staff

Ray Brescia
Director of the Government Law Center; Associate Professor of Law
rbres@albanylaw.edu

Emily Ekland
Associate Director
eekla@albanylaw.edu 

Lisa Rivage
Program Administrator, Government Law Center
Coordinator, Institute of Legal Studies
lriva@albanylaw.edu

Rose Mary Bailly, Esq.
Special Consultant on Aging Law
rbail@albanylaw.edu

Robert C. Batson, Esq.
Government Lawyer in Residence
rbats@albanylaw.edu

Mary Berry, Esq.
Government Lawyer in Residence
mberr@albanylaw.edu

Amy Gunnells
Administrative Assistant
agunn@albanylaw.edu

Bennett Liebman
Government Lawyer in Residence
blieb@albanylaw.edu

Michele Ann Monforte
Publications Editor
mmonf@albanylaw.edu

Maureen Obie
Coordinator, Albany Citizens’ Police Review Board
mobie@albanylaw.edu

Melissa Perry
Postgraduate Fellow, Racing and Gaming Law
mperr@albanylaw.edu

Paul Sautter-Walker
Postgraduate Fellow, Regional Innovation Lab
psaut@albanylaw.edu​