Kim focuses her practice on land use and zoning, environmental law and energy matters and serves as the practice group leader for these related practices.
Kim appears before municipalities across New York State on behalf of business owners and developers regarding applications for zoning permits and approvals, including special use permits, site plan approvals, variance requests, subdivisions and rezonings. Her land use and development practice includes extensive knowledge regarding compliance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).
The Land, Environment and Energy Practice Group Leader and member of Phillips Lytle’s Energy and Renewables Team, Kim’s expertise includes matters relating to the development and permitting of solar energy facilities. Additionally, Kim has experience in the area of telecommunications relating to the development, modification, and operation of cell towers and other communications facilities. Kim also has experience appearing before New York State Department of State Regional Boards of Review on applications for variances from the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
In addition, Kim counsels clients on compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations, and has been involved with environmental due diligence and transactional support. She handles complex Clean Air Act compliance and permitting matters with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.