Daniel Pozin, one of Westchester’s municipal law lawyers. is a member of our Municipal Law & Land Use group. Dan practices extensively in the areas of New York municipal law, zoning and planning and environmental law. Dan is also a member of our Real Estate Transactions and Cannabis Law groups. He sits as Village Counsel to several municipal bodies in Westchester County, including Boards of Trustees, Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Appeal and represents his municipal clients when disputes are litigated. Dan provides Special Counsel advice to municipalities in Westchester County on a myriad of municipal law issues, including compliance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and regulations to SEQRA, in rem tax foreclosure, and Freedom of Information Law applications and matters pertaining to the disclosure of public records. He represents and advises a consortium of Westchester municipalities in the cable television franchise renewal process and has advocated for same before the New York Public Service Commission. Dan also represents private clients on zoning and planning approvals on real estate development throughout Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties. He also represents clients on commercial leasing and other transactional matters. Dan also represents his private clients in litigation matters, including, but not limited to, commercial, contract, land use and zoning, real property and landlord and tenant actions.
Areas of Experience
Daniel Pozin, a member of our Municipal Law & Land Use group, lectured for the New York State Bar Association‘s Local and State Government Law Section on “Recovering Lost Municipal Revenue Through In Rem Tax Foreclosure.”
We are pleased to advise that Daniel Pozin, Clinton B. Smith and Lester D. Steinman have joined the firm as partners and Anna L. Georgiou has joined the firm as counsel. They are all members of the firm’s newly created Municipal Law & Land Use group.
Our Municipal Law & Land Use lawyers know that attention to procedural details is critical for the exercise of municipal rights. Here, the Appellant challenged the Village of Scarsdale’s in rem tax foreclosure proceedings on the basis of, among other things, inadequate notice. Representing the village, Daniel Pozin and Lester D. Steinman, as special counsel to the village, persuaded the Appellate Division, Second Department, that the Appellant’s arguments were wrong, and the Second Department dismissing the appeal and the case.[Read in full]
Recovering Lost Municipal Revenue Through In Rem Tax Foreclosure