Dan counsels private and municipal clients on permitting and entitlements, the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), zoning, public-private partnerships, and the New York City Watershed Regulations. Dan regularly represents clients in administrative proceedings before State and local land use boards, including municipal legislative boards, planning boards and zoning boards of appeal. He also routinely prosecutes litigation in Federal and State Courts, including Article 78 Challenges to administrative determinations.
Mr. Richmond received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1994 from Vermont Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Vermont Law Review. He also received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Williams College in 1989. Mr. Richmond was formerly a staff attorney with Riverkeeper, Inc., Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department, and an associate at Rivkin, Radler & Kremer in Uniondale, New York.
Mr. Richmond is a LEED® Accredited Professional. He also served as Co-Chair of the Transportation and Land Use Working Group of the Mid-Hudson Regional Sustainability Plan.