Contributor Bios

Jeffrey M. Wice
Fellow, SUNY Rockefeller Institute Of Government & Jaeckle Fellow, Edwin F. Jaeckle Center for State and Local Democracy
An expert on redistricting, Jeff Wice also serves “of counsel” with Sandler Reiff, Lamb,  Rosenstein & Birkenstock, P.C. in Washington D.C. The law firm has a special focus on election and non-profit organization work.

Wice’s work has involved all aspects of state and local redistricting in New York State and around the nation. In New York State, Wice served as redistricting counsel to Assembly Speakers Miller, Weprin and Silver; Senate Presidents and leaders, and many county, town and city officials. Recently Wice has advised state and local legislators and activists in New York City, Town of Brookhaven, City of Yonkers, Nassau County, Oswego County, Town of North Hempstead and several others. Outside of New York, he has recently counseled legislative leaderships and elected officials in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Kansas, Vermont, Arkansas, California, Nevada, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and Maine among others.

Wice co-authored Court Deference to State Legislatures in Redistricting After Perry v. Perez, published in Election Law Journal (vol. 2, no. 4). He has contributed to several editions of the National Conference of State Legislature’s Redistricting Law Handbook and is a current co-editor of the forthcoming 2020 edition.

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