New York was once lauded as America’s safest big city. Now violent crimes are increasing by double-digit percentages, and policies that once helped save the City from the abyss are being recast by opportunistic politicians. If the City is to emerge from this pandemic ready to win back residents and businesses, we need a District Attorney with a commonsense approach to prosecuting crime; a compassionate District Attorney, who will innovate our criminal justice system without abandoning law and order. We need Thomas Kenniff.
ABOUT THOMAS KENNIFF
A former prosecutor, Judge Advocate General (JAG), Iraq Veteran and celebrated defense attorney, there is no candidate better equipped to serve as New York County District Attorney than Thomas Kenniff.
Thomas Kenniff has dedicated his career to public service and the criminal justice system. As a young assistant district attorney, Thomas successfully prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. As an Army officer serving in Iraq, he confronted the military’s then existing homosexual conduct policy while defending accused soldiers. Following his tour in Iraq, Thomas established himself as one of New York’s preeminent criminal defense attorneys.
Thomas’s courtroom success has been chronicled in the New York Times, USA Today and countless other media. Thomas was recently recognized as the first defense attorney in New York City to represent his client at jury trial during COVID. He appears regularly as a legal expert on major news networks, and recently had a lead role as prosecutor in the documentary American Trial: The Eric Garner Story.
Thomas continues to serve as a Major in the Army National Guard with the storied Harlem Hell Fighters. Last year he was recalled to active duty for Operation COVID 19, and is now serving as legal officer at the Javits Center vaccine site. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Army Commendation Medal and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
When not fighting for justice, Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife Emily and their four daughters.
Meet the Team Behind the Candidate:
Jim LaSalle, Digital Strategist
MBA Marketing St John’s University 2003
Jim LaSalle’s Mission is to create and execute successful marketing strategies. To date, Jim has developed and executed hundreds of marketing strategies and maintains long relationships with his clientele.
Keen Insites is able to provide our clients with all they will ever need to compete online effectively and efficiently.
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Campaign treasurer for over 30 years for federal, state and local candidates, as well as party and political action committees. Handles all aspects of fundraising, compliance and reporting to NYS Board of Elections and the Federal Election Committee.
Khiabeth Burgos, Communications Director
St. John’s University – B.S in Legal Studies and a minor in Criminal Justice. Member of St. John’s College of Professional Studies Honor Society.