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Land Use Specialist Jodi Stein Joins Sheppard Mullin

Jodi Stein has joined the real estate, land use and environmental practice group as a partner in the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. Stein, who specializes in zoning and land use matters, joins from Herrick Feinstein LLP, and is the 10th attorney to join Sheppard Mullin in the past 14 months.

“Our New York real estate practice has grown significantly in the last year, and Jodi brings substantial land use experience that will further deepen our capabilities,” said Jon Newby, Sheppard Mullin’s vice chairman. “We’re thrilled she’s joined us.”

Before joining Herrick Feinstein, Stein served as VP of acquisitions and development for Lightstone Group, among the largest privately-held real estate companies in North America. There, she was responsible for growing the company’s $2-billion development platform in New York City, Miami and Los Angeles.

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