Practice Group


The Firm’s Municipal Law Practice Group represents numerous municipalities and communities in land use, litigation, labor, environmental, litigation and other matters. In addition, the Municipal Law Practice Group serves as special counsel to municipalities and communities, and represents private citizens and organizations in their dealings with municipal officials.

Attorneys in the Municipal Law Practice Group are experienced in advising various public benefit corporations, including industrial development agencies, with respect to, among other things, transactional matters, governance, procurement, conflicts of interest, the General Municipal Law, the Public Officers Law and the Public Authorities Accountability Act.

  • Planning Board Applications
  • Variances and Other Zoning Board Approvals
  • Zoning Changes
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • SEQRA and NEPA Compliance
  • Planned Development
  • Affordable Housing
  • FERC Proceeding
  • Coastal Management
  • Public Service Commission Proceedings
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Crisis Management

The Municipal Law Practice Group provides the following litigation services:

  • Article 78 Proceedings
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Condemnation
  • Tax Matters
  • Certiorari
  • Title Claims
  • Contract Actions
  • Federal Civil Rights Actions
  • Section 1983 and Injunctions and Temporary Restraining Orders

The Group’s labor counsel expertise includes:

  • Employee Termination
  • Employee Grievances
  • Employment Negotiations
  • Impasse
  • Mediation
  • Fact Finding
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Improper Practice
  • Human Rights Cases – Executive Law

We also act as special counsel with respect to:

  • Contracts
  • Bidding and Procurement
  • Prepare Local Law and Ordinances and SEQRA and NEPA Compliance

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