Municipal Law, Zoning & Development

Municipal Law, Zoning & Development

The firm provides legal services to local governments in the Hudson Valley in a wide variety of matters. Our attorneys have substantial experience representing municipalities and agencies, including counseling governing Boards and Councils, Planning Boards, and Zoning Boards of Appeals, as well as in serving as special counsel for particular matters. We additionally represent private sector entities before municipalities and agencies in review proceedings, transactions and litigation.

Our municipal representation encompasses all facets of municipal law including land use plans and zoning, environmental law, code and policy drafting, adoption procedures and enforcement, special legislation, litigation, public finance, infrastructure and special districts, referenda, competitive bidding, public construction and liens, inter-municipal agreements, freedom of information and open meetings law compliance, grants, ethics, development zones, real property tax appeals and public employment.

We understand and respect the unique nature of municipal representation and are mindful of our role as an extension of the leadership of the municipality or agency. We bring a practical, common-sense approach to municipal representation with an emphasis on problem-solving, working as a team to provide the most responsive, cost-efficient and best representation possible.

The firm regularly guides various local communities and the people who do business there with an integrated approach to meeting the diverse challenges they face. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our municipal clients. Our clients trust our advice and counsel because they respect our integrity and discretion.