J. Kemp Hannon
J. Kemp Hannon is counsel with a general practice.
He is the New York State Senator representing the sixth Senate District, and serves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Health Committee, the Chair of the Health Committee of the National Conference of State Legislators, was the Chair of the Council of State Governments Committee on Suggested State Legislation, and the former Chair of the Senate Housing Community Development Committee.
Mr. Hannon, a former New York State Assemblyman and Assembly Minority Leader Pro Tempore, is also a past member of the New York State Public Authorities Control Board.
In addition to his
interest in health-related issues, Senator Hannon
has recently taken up the issue of Internet regulation and was called the "backer of some of Long Island's more progressive technology-related bills" in a recent Newsday column.
Senator Hannon sponsored and drafted the Electronic Signatures and Records Act, which Governor Pataki signed into law, and is now focusing on the issue of "cyber bullying."
Mr. Hannon has been a Director of the Nassau County Legal Aid Society and he is a member of both the Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations.
Mr. Hannon, a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, received his A.B. Degree from Boston College.
is admitted in New York, the United States Court of Appeals
for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
In The News
Oct 14, 2008
State Senate Races: 6th District Republican Incumbent, Kemp Hannon
, Special Counsel To Farrell Fritz
J. Kemp Hannon