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Steven M. Silverberg

Steven M. Silverberg

Silverberg Zalantis LLC
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  • New York
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Steven M. Silverberg is a founder of the firm and Of Counsel to Silverberg Zalantis LLC. He has extensive experience in representing developers and municipalities in land use, zoning and environmental law matters including litigation and appeals in the New York State and Federal Courts. Starting his career as an assistant district attorney and then working as a town attorney, providing counsel in such diverse areas as contracts, construction, telecommunications and employment law, prepared him for the services he has provided to businesses, municipalities and individuals. In addition to his experience with the approval process for residential and commercial developments and related litigation, he has negotiated complex development agreements and counseled clients in the financing of commercial projects.

Practice Areas
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Environmental Law
Municipal Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Silverberg Zalantis LLC
- Current
Boutique real estate firm which focuses on zoning, land use, real estate, environmental and municipal law and related litigation and appeals. The firm also provides assistance to our clients in areas of construction law and business formation and dissolution.
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP
Concentration in zoning, land use, municipal, environmental and real estate law and related litigation and appeals
Kirkpatrick & Silverberg LLP
Adjunct Professor of Law
New York Law School
Taught courses including State and Local Government Law
New York University School of Law
J.D. (1972)
Honors: Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics
Activities: Environmental Law Society
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City University of New York - Brooklyn College
B.A. (1969)
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AV Preeminent Rated
Super Lawyer, Metro New York Land Use and Zoning
Super Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award
Rockland Municipal Planning Federation
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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Westchester County Bar Association
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New York State Bar
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Articles & Publications
Local Law Banning Music Festival is Not Unconstitutional Restraint of Speech
New York Real Estate Law Reporter
Appellate Division Complicates the Rules for Municipalities Charging Consultants' Fees
New York Real Estate Law Reporter
Requiring a Relgious Use to Locate in Another Township is Not a Substantial Burden Under RLUIPA
New York Real Estate Law Reporter
Court of Appeals Modifies Standing Test In Land Use Cases
New York Real Estate Law Reporter
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Local Sign Law Unconstitutional
NY Real Estate Law Reporter
Religion and Land Use in New York
New York Law Journal, ALM Media Properties LLC
Court of Appeals Upholds Atlantic Yards Condemnation
New York Real Estate Law Reporter
The Ultimate Challenge to SEQRA
New York law Journal
The Application of RLUIPA to Land Use Regulation
ABA State and Government Law News
Zoning: Proof of Inverse Condemnation from Excessive Land Use Regulation
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
Wetlands and Coastal Zone Regulation and Compliance
John Wiley & Sons
Subdivisions and Site Plan Review
Matthew Bender
Speaking Engagements
Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act
RLUIPA Seminar
Reed v. Gilbert- More Than Your Sign Law May Be Unconstitutional
Westchester County Bar Association
Land Use Case Law Update
Ethics for Land Use for Attorneys and Board Members
Land Use Law Center Annual Conference: Sustainable Development as a Market Driver
Land Use Case Law Update
Rockland Municipal Planning Federation Certification Course
Websites & Blogs
Steven M. Silverberg's Website Profile
Silverberg Zalantis LLC Website
New York Zoning and Municipal Law Blog
Climate Change Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
Silverberg Zalantis LLC
120 White Plains Rd
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Telephone: (914) 682-0707
Fax: (914) 682-0708
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