Brad brings deft leadership and a practical, detail-oriented approach to guiding clients through the land development process.
Brad represents developers, property owners and municipalities in all aspects of real estate development and environmental law. He appears often before municipal review boards advancing zoning and land use applications toward completion. His work managing the process and collaborating with his clients’ consultants on the technical issues has led to approvals for residential, commercial, educational, senior living, and mixed-use projects.
Brad’s practice also includes conducting zoning and environmental due diligence for developers and lenders. He negotiates and prepares easements, declarations, and other real estate instruments and agreements. Brad also litigates land use, real estate, and environmental matters. He has successfully defended municipal approvals and SEQRA decisions in Article 78 proceedings.
Brad serves as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Shames JCC on the Hudson, in Tarrytown, NY. He has been on the Board since 2015.
Prior to joining Zarin & Steinmetz in 2003, Brad was an associate in the environmental department in the New York City office of Rosenman & Colin LLP (now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP). He received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2001, where he served as Note Editor for the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1998.