Title: Senior Attorney
Company: New York State Department of Labor
Location: Colonie, New York, United States
Benjamin T. Garry, Esq., senior attorney for the New York State Department of Labor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in labor law.
Interested in a career where he could merge his love for law and politics, Mr. Garry earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Siena College in 1982 and his Juris Doctor from Whittier College in 1986. He began his professional career as an associate with McClung, Peters & Simon, where he practiced from 1986 to 1991. Over the course of his career, he found success in private practice, as a partner with Ruthman, Dumas & Garry, a senior attorney for the New York State Worker’s Compensation Board and a member of the New York States Office of General Services. Since 2005, he has worked with the New York State Department of Labor.
Mr. Garry has litigated public employee safety and health cases involving asbestos, amusement rides and regulations, and represented employees in safety, injury, and wage disputes. Outside his work in law, Mr. Garry is an entrepreneur and has been the co-owner of Lincoln Storage since 1997. In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Garry has been presented with the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Looking toward the future, his goal is to continue his involvement in local politics as a member of the state attorney’s office.
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