FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2019
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE PARTNER ADAM S. WALTERS PRESENTED “ZONING AND LAND USE LAW – THE LATEST AND GREATEST” AT THE 30TH ANNUAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE IN WATERTOWN
Watertown, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Adam S. Walters gave a presentation titled “Zoning and Land Use Law – the Latest and Greatest,” at the 30th Annual Local Government Conference, held on Thursday, March 28th in Watertown.
Mr. Walters’ session provided an update on land use and zoning case law, summarizing important decisions and new trends in municipal land use and zoning issues from our state courts. It also included a discussion on current municipal trends for trying to address and resolve community opposition to development projects.
Mr. Walters’ practice focuses in the area of real estate development from initial planning and entity formation to project completion, including litigation related to project development. He is particularly experienced in land use and zoning matters, including environmental impact review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Mr. Walters has represented many developers and governmental agencies regarding the development of commercial and industrial projects, including the development of “shovel ready” business parks and matters related to economic incentives. He also has extensive experience in environmental law, including environmental due diligence and permitting for industrial facilities under the Clean Air Act.