Tom Stebbins

Tom Stebbins

Executive Director

Tom Stebbins joined the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York as Executive Director in 2011, bringing diverse experience in creating jobs and fostering economic development to New York for more than a decade. Prior to LRANY, Tom was a project manager for Horizon Wind Energy, where he developed multiple commercial-scale wind farms in New York and the Northeast United States. Prior to joining Horizon, Tom worked for PBS flagship station WGBH-TV, where he coordinated the national marketing and promotion efforts for programs such as NOVA, Masterpiece Theatre and Antiques Roadshow.

Tom is personally devoted to the issue of head injury and has worked with his family to build three homes dedicated to the care of people affected by head injury. Tom has a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and an MBA from Cornell University. He currently lives in the Albany area with his wife and two children.

Kate Hobday

Kate Hobday

Manager of Operations, Research and Development

Kate joined the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York in 2012 as a research intern. Since that time, she has assisted in the research of multiple reports, and was named Manager of Operations, Research and Development in January 2018. In that capacity she oversees the organization’s general operations and engages in fundraising, administration, and membership development.

Prior to working for LRANY, Kate worked with people with traumatic brain injuries at Hilltop Manor in Niskayuna and Living Resources in Albany.

Possessing a dedication to continued education, Kate holds an Associate’s Degree in Human Services from Hudson Valley Community College, a bachelor’s in English from the University at Albany, a bachelor’s in Law and Society from Sage Colleges of Albany, and a certification in Grant Writing obtained in 2015. She currently resides in Albany.

 Adam Morey

Adam Morey

Manager of Public Affairs

Adam Morey joined the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York in January 2016 and oversees the organization’s public relations, social media, and government affairs strategies. His previous experience is in small business management, sales, marketing, and creative writing.

Born and raised in the suburbs of Westchester and Putnam counties, Adam is committed to regulatory and legal issues that affect small businesses and individuals. Prior to joining LRANY Adam worked in the wine industry in Manhattan and Albany. There he saw firsthand the effects that regulatory uncertainty can have on entrepreneurs operating in New York. He is an avid reader of critical theory, the law, political commentary, and comedy.

Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in American literature and philosophy from the University at Albany and is completing a master’s degree in political communications at the University at Albany. He currently resides in downtown Albany.