Cuomo Makes Beth Garvey Top Lawyer Amid Rising Scandals

By Marco Poggio (March 9, 2021, 12:52 PM EST) -- New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has promoted Beth Garvey, a special counsel who has been handling the governor's response to allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him, to serve as his top lawyer, the governor's office said Monday.

Garvey will lead Cuomo's defense on several fronts and guide him through a crisis that began last month with the launch of a federal investigation over the state's handling of nursing home deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic, and compounded in recent weeks as several women come forward saying he used his power to exert sexual favors or bully them.

A senior adviser...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!