Douglas Hector Zamelis

Douglas Hector Zamelis

The Law Office Of Douglas H. Zamelis
  • Environmental Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Municipal Law
  • New York
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The Law Office of Douglas H. Zamelis is dedicated to assisting clients achieve their objectives by providing accurate, responsive, thorough and sensitive legal services. Doug Zamelis has over 25 years of experience counseling and representing corporate, governmental, and individual clients in compliance and litigation matters involving open government and our shared environment. In addition to his Juris Doctor from the Syracuse University College of Law (1989), Doug holds a B.S from Cornell University (1986) and M.S. from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (1989). Doug brings his extensive scientific knowledge and understanding to bear on behalf of clients in federal matters involving the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and in New York matters involving the New York Environmental Conservation Law, Navigation Law, Labor Law and Public Health Law. Doug represents clients before United States courts and agencies, including the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of the Interior, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and the Occupational, Safety & Health Administration. Doug also represents clients in environmental, land use, zoning, and municipal matters before New York state courts and agencies including the state Supreme Court, the Appellate Division, the Court of Appeals, the Office of the New York Attorney General, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New York State Department of Health, the New York State Department of Labor, the Empire State Development Corporation, and the Adirondack Park Agency. Doug has successfully litigated numerous Article 78 proceedings in New York courts.

Practice Areas
    Environmental Law
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Municipal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Zoning & Land Use
  • Freedom of Information Law
  • Open Meetings Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Syracuse University
J.D. | Law
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State University of New York - College of Environmental Science & Forestry
M.S. (1989) | Environmental Science
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Cornell University
B.S. | Agriculture
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2321420
- Current
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Douglas H. Zamelis
7629A State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Telephone: (315) 858-6002
Fax: (315) 858-7111
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