Land Use and Government Relations

 

 

Drawing on our familiarity with the personalities and process of government, the firm incorporates its broad business and litigation experience into its government relations advocacy. Our government relations professionals include a former NYC elected official, as well as a former special assistant to a NYS Commissioner, a former NYC Assistant Commissioner and an aide to a US Senator.

We provide services at the Federal, State and City level. Following are examples of matters handled:

Land Use, Economic and Real Estate Development, including zoning variances, tax incentives & tax-exempt financing, and land disposition agreements.

  • Land use and zoning matters

 

  • Industrial Development Authority

 

  • Variance applications

 

  • Permit applications

  • Representation of companies in various disposition programs

Identifying and Securing Funds for Redevelopment Projects

Licensing, Regulation and Disciplinary Matters

Political Action Committees, Election Law and Public Affairs Advocacy

First Amendment and Freedom of Information Litigation

  • FOIL requests, appeals and litigation at the federal, state and city level.

  • Extensive slander, libel litigation.