McLane, 51, of Farmingdale, is running on the Conservative Party line. He is the principal law clerk to Nassau County Acting Supreme Court Justice Felice Muraca, a position he has held since January 2016. Before that, he spent six years as a deputy county attorney assigned to the Department of Social Services, where some of his duties included guardianships, Medicaid compliance, serving as a foreclosure referee, and as a counsel for incapacitated adults. From 2008 to 2010, McLane had a private practice in Bayville that focused on insurance defense and litigation. Previous experience includes working as an attorney at the Mineola law firms of Robert P. Macchia & Associates and Gallagher, Walker, Bianco, Plastaras LLP. He served as a county attorney for Nassau County from 1997 to 2002. McLane taught business law as an adjunct professor at New York Institute of Technology from 1996 to 1999. He graduated from Stony Brook University and earned a law degree from the Fordham University School of Law. McLane was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1993. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Columbian Lawyers’ Association of Nassau County.