Cuti Hecker Wang LLP has a leading election law practice. We have represented the New York Senate Democrats in a range of matters, and we served as part of a coalition of law firms representing the Democratic State Attorneys General in connection with the 2020 election.
2020 Presidential Election
Served on national team of lawyers advising a coalition of progressive state Attorneys General on federal constitutional and state law issues regarding election administration, ballot canvassing and counting, recounts, certification, and election contests.
Favors v. Cuomo
Represented New York Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and the New York Senate Democrats with respect to all issues relating to the 2012 congressional and state legislative redistricting process, including challenging the constitutionality of the addition of a 63rd Senate district.
Hurley/Jastrzemski v. State of New York
Represented the New York Senate and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins in a case claiming that it is unconstitutional for the New York State Public Campaign Finance Commission to create laws altering so-called “fusion voting,” which allows candidates to run for office on multiple party lines.
Conservative Party v. Board of Elections
Represented and obtained a comprehensive consent decree on behalf of a coalition of minor political parties in a constitutional challenge to New York’s practice of crediting so-called “double-votes” (votes cast for a single candidate on more than one party line) exclusively to the major political party.