Municipal Law

Specializing Attorneys

Van DeWater and Van DeWater LLP is a leader in the field of municipal law in the Hudson Valley. Over our firm’s storied history, our attorneys have represented towns, cities, villages, school districts, fire districts and various other political subdivisions and agents. Our municipal law experts have drafted numerous local laws, advised governing bodies on applicable local law and the adopted of resolutions.

Our lawyers are uniquely equipped to assist our municipal clients with the ever increasing level of complex legal matters with which they might be faced, be it zoning and land use development, New York’s Environmental Quality Review Act, election law, etc. We have represented various agencies and political subdivisions with respect to every aspect of their grant of authority. In addition, our attorneys have, for decades, represented municipalities as special prosecutors with respect to vehicle and traffic laws.

The municipal law team at Van DeWater & Van DeWater regularly represents municipal clients with respect to:

  • Tax certiorari proceedings
  • Environmental review proceedings
  • Land use, zoning and development
  • Municipal bond transactions
  • Vehicle and traffic law

The municipal law team at Van DeWater and Van DeWater LLP are extremely well-versed in the issues and regulations facing municipalities and various other political subdivisions throughout the Hudson Valley.