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Veteran Land Use Attorney Joins Seyfarth Shaw in New York

Neil Weisbard has joined international law firm Seyfarth Shaw as a partner in its real rstate department in New York. Weisbard brings to Seyfarth extensive experience in land use, zoning, and administrative law matters, and securing construction permits and matters for both residential and commercial development. 

“Neil is a rare land use attorney who can handle both the technical documentation and, for New York City, the political aspects of land use practice,” said John Napoli, co-managing partner of Seyfarth’s New York office. “His vast experience representing clients before a variety of New York City regulatory authorities will fit well with, and further strengthen, our highly regarded real estate team here in New York while providing a critical service to our clients.”  

Weisbard represents and counsels national clients with vast reach and ongoing real estate needs, including developers, property owners and representatives, architects, expediters, restaurant operators and hotel operators. He was chair of the Zoning & Land Use practice at Pryor Cashman before joining Seyfarth.

Pictured: Neil Weisbard. 


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