Corporation Counsel 

As of 5/30/23 at 8:30 AM, the phone and fax lines of the Office of the Corporation Counsel are down. We apologize for any inconvenience. To reach the Office of the Corporation Counsel, please email or send an email to the staff member you seek to reach. Thank you for your patience as we resolve this issue.


The Corporation Counsel is responsible for managing the City of Schenectady's legal needs including:

•General legal advice for all City Departments

•Contract review and management

•Freedom of Information Law requests

•Parking Tickets

•Prosecuting Code violations

•Managing the sale of City owned property

•Overseeing the City's foreclosure process

•Reviewing and overseeing claims against the City


Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Details