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Steven Mark Silverberg

Land use and zoning Attorney at Tarrytown, NY

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  • Licensed for 51 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1973
    Status
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Practice areas
  1. Land use and zoning
    45%
    All aspects of zoning and land use for developers and municipalities including subdivisions, site plan, rezoning and variances.

    49 years

  2. Litigation
    25%
    Trials, motions, Article 78 proceedings and appeals in the state and federal courts in New York.

    51 years

  3. Environmental and natural resources
    20%
    Counseling on environmental issues related to the development, purchase and sale of real property.

    49 years

  4. Real estate
    10%
    Transactional real estate largely related to development projects but including purchase contracts and leasing

    49 years

Steven M. Silverberg is a founder of the firm and currently serves as 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.

 

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Silverberg Zalantis LLC
Talleyrand Office Park
120 White Plains Road, Ste 305
Tarrytown, NY, 10591

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Silverberg Zalantis LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Pace University Elizabeth Haub School of Law
  • 2021 - 2023
  • Trustee
  • Village of Piermont
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Trustee
  • Piermont New York
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Partner
  • Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker
  • 2001 - 2005
  • Partner
  • Kirkpatrick & Silverberg LLP
  • 1992 - 2001
  • Adjunct Professor
  • New York Law School
  • 1990 - 1993
  • Partner
  • Private Law Practice
  • 1979 - 1992
  • Deputy Town Attorney
  • Town of Greenburgh, New York
  • 1975 - 1979
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Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Edwards v. Davison, 941 N.Y.S.2d 873 (2d Dep't 2012)
  • The court reversed the grant of the variance.
  • South Liberty Partners LP v. Town of Haverstraw, 82 A.D.3d 956, 918 N.Y.S.2d 563 (2d Dep't 2011)
  • Dismissed
  • Xavier Contracting LLC v. City of Rye, 29 A.D.3d 687, 815 N.Y.S.2d 638 (2d Dep't 2006)
  • Plaintif may recover for breach of contract
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Associations

  • Rockland Count Planning Board
  • Chair
  • 2022 - Present
  • New York Real Estate Law Reporter®
  • Member Board of Editors
  • 2012 - Present
  • Rockland Municipal Planning Federation
  • Second Vice President
  • 2019 - 2020
  • Rockland Municipal Planning Federation
  • Associate Director
  • 2018 - 2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Chair Ed. Board Law Practice Division
  • 2009 - 2010
  • American Bar Association
  • Council Member Law Practice Division
  • 2007 - 2012
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member Law Practice Committee
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Westchester Municipal Planning Federation
  • Board Member
  • 2001 - 2008
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Chair Environmental Law Committee
  • 1999 - 2006
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Metro New York Land Use and Zoning
  • Superlawyers
  • 2018
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Rockland Municipal Planning Federation
  • 2012

Publications

  • New York Real Estate Law Reporter
  • RLUIPA Claim Is Ripe for Judicial Review When Zoning Board Failed to Hear Appeal
  • 2024
  • New York Real Estate Law Reporter
  • Requiring a Relgious Use to Locate in Another Township is Not a Substantial Burden Under RLUIPA
  • 2017
  • NY Real Estate Law Reporter
  • U.S. SUpreme Court Holds Local Sign Law Unconstitutional
  • 2015
  • NY Real Estate Law Reporter
  • COURT OF APPEALS DETERMINES STANDING TO CHALLENGE DEC REGULATIONS
  • 2014
  • New York Real Estate Law Reporter
  • Second Circuit Upholds RLUIPA Verdict Against Town of Greenburgh
  • 2012
  • ABA State and Local Law News
  • The Application of RLUIPA to Land Use Regulation
  • 2005
  • Warren's Weed New York Real Property Law
  • Subdivisions and Site Plan Review
  • N/A
  • American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts 3d, Vol. 31,
  • Zoning Proof of Inverse Condemnation From Excessive Land Use Regulation
  • N/A
  • Wetlands and Coastal Zone Regulation and Compliance
  • Book
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Adjunct Prof. Law School Course
  • Commercial Leasing
  • 2021
  • Guest Lecturer for Law School Course
  • Zoning and SEQRA
  • 2020
  • Rockland Municipal Planning Federation Certification Course
  • Land Use Case Law Update
  • 2019
  • Land Use Case Law Update
  • Land Use Law Update
  • 2018
  • Certification Course
  • Zoning and Land Use Case Law Update
  • 2017
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Reed v. Gilbert- More Than Your Sign Law May Be Unconstitutional
  • 2015
  • Annual Certification Course
  • Land USe Law Update
  • 2015
  • RLUIPA Seminar
  • Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act
  • 2014
  • Wireless telecommunications
  • Recent Developments in Wireless Telecommunications
  • 2013
  • Pace Land Use Law Update 2013
  • Religious and Educational Uses-Treatment Under RLUIPA and NY Law
  • 2013
  • Climate Change Update
  • Impact of Climate Change on Local Regulations
  • 2013
  • Annual Certification Course
  • Land Use Law Update
  • 2013
  • Places For People: Funding and Strategies for Sustainable Communities
  • Land Use Applications for Religious Uses
  • 2012
  • Annual Meeting
  • SEQRA
  • 2012
  • Rockland Municipal Planning Federation
  • SEQRA
  • 2011
  • Association of Towns
  • RLUIPA
  • 2011
  • Annual Meeting New York State Bar Association
  • Update Federal Case Law on Municipal Issues
  • 2011
  • Land Use Law Update
  • Eminent Domain, Zoning Amendments, RLUIPA & FCC Wireless Regulations
  • 2010
  • Annual Certification Program
  • Land Use Law Update
  • 2010
  • Annual Certification Program
  • Land Use, Zoning and SEQRA
  • 2009
  • Climate Change and Land Use
  • Local Government Authority in New York on Climate Change
  • 2008
  • Case Law Update
  • SEQRA Update
  • 2008
  • Annual Certification for Zoning And Planning Officals
  • SEQRA & Zoning Case Law Update
  • 2008
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Tarrytown Land use and zoning Lawyer Steven Mark Silverberg
Steven Mark Silverberg
Land use and zoning Attorney
Tarrytown, NY
Licensed for 51 years