Alternate Office(s)
Areas of Practice
  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 1983
  • Vassar College, A.B., 1980
Bar Admissions
  • New York, 1984
  • Not licensed to practice in the District of Columbia
Court Admissions
  • E.D.N.Y.
Rick Lazio
Of Counsel
45 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10006
212.759.7025 tel

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Rick Lazio served four terms in the United States House of Representatives, where he chaired the Housing Subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee, was Deputy Majority Whip, and Assistant Majority Leader. Following his service in Congress, Mr. Lazio held positions with several financial services entities.

Mr. Lazio's practice focuses on issues of affordable housing and related housing finance. He leads the firm's Housing and Housing Finance Industry Team and serves clients in the real estate, banking and financial services, and government relations practices. 

He serves as office head of the firm's New York Office.

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Mr. Lazio served as President and CEO of the Financial Services Forum and was a member of the Executive Committee of JPMorgan Chase. He also served as Managing Director with the Real Assets Group of JPMorgan Asset Management.


Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-2001 




  • Panelist, "Capitol Hill Update", November 17, 2016, AHF Live Conference
  • "A View from the Hill - How Washington is Impacting our Industry", Keynote Speaker, Western Mortgagee Advisory Council San Francisco Conference, April 24-25, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker, "Novogradic Tax Credit Housing Finance Conference", Las Vegas, Nevada, December 5-6, 2013
  • Panelist, "Legislative Update - Valencia III-VI", National Leased Housing Association 2014 Mid Year Meeting, Indian Wells, California, January 29-31, 2014
  • Panelist, "Looking to the Future: What's in Store for Affordable Housing in 2014", Novogradic Tax Credit Developers Conference, Miami, Florida, January 9-10, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker, Housing Colorado NOW! Annual Conference, October 2013


  • United Guaranty Corporation (Member, Audit Committee)
  • Enterprise Community Partners (Member, Board of Directors)
  • American University, Washington College of Law (Member, Dean's Advisory Committee)
  • International Conservation Caucus Foundation (Member, Advisory Board)
  • World Rehabilitation Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Bretton Woods Committee (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Vassar College (Member, President's Advisory Council)
  • Tomorrow's Hope Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Audubon New York (Member, Board of Directors)
  • New York State Bar Association