Practice Areas


Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use Litigation

The firm's Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use litigators appear throughout the State on behalf of municipalities, developers, public utilities, pipeline companies, lenders and land owners in actions involving subdivisions and site plan approvals, utility transmission lines and distribution facilities, natural gas pipelines, wetland ordinances, variances and conditional use approvals. We have represented our clients in actions ranging from enforcement of municipal regulations to claims including leaking underground storage tanks, clean-up suits, zoning violations, title matters and condemnation proceedings.  We represent our clients in federal and state court actions involving land use issues which range from adverse possession claims to condemnation proceedings. 

In addition, we provide professional services for village boards, planning boards and zoning boards.  We assist in drafting land use and other municipal legislation and we also regularly represent developers seeking rezoning, site plan, subdivision, special permit and variance relief.