Martha L. Golar


Martha L. Golar received her B.A. in Economics at Cornell University and her J.D. from New York University Law School. She was an attorney at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. (1982-1992), rising to the position of Senior Corporate Counsel. She is presently a managing attorney at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Law Department, handling transactional work at the region’s airports, marine terminals, bus terminals and other facilities of the bi-state agency.  She is a former Adjunct Professor with the Finance, Law and Tax Division of NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She served three terms as JALBCA Co-President, and she remains both a Director of JALBCA and Editor of its Newsletter, having previously also co-chaired its signature Annual Symposium. Ms. Golar is a member and former chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee, and she currently serves as an advisor to animal welfare organizations. Previously, she chaired the NYC Bar’s Health Law Committee and WBASNY’s Gender Bias and Finance Committees.