Jay A. Segal: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jay A. Segal

Co-Chair, Land Development Practice
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212.801.9265

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.9265
Fax: 212.801.6400
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Jay-A-Segal
 
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1966; Long Island University, M.B.A., 1971; Graduated 2nd in class
 
Law SchoolSt. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1975; Member, Law Review
 
Admitted1976, New York
 
BornNew York, N.Y., March 7, 1945
 
Biography

As a practicing land use lawyer in New York since 1984, Jay Segal has wide-ranging knowledge of virtually all aspects of land use law. He frequently appears before New York City's City Council, City Planning Commission, Landmarks Preservation Commission, Board of Standards & Appeals and Buildings Department.

Jay counsels many of New York City's leading developers, institutions and non-profit organizations. He has wide-ranging experience with zoning districts, variances, special permits, amendments to the Zoning Resolution and obtaining permission to alter landmarked buildings.

Areas of Concentration

· Counsels many of New York City's leading developers, institutions and non-profit organizations

· Frequently appears before New York City's City Council, City Planning Commission, Landmarks Preservation Commission, Board of Standards & Appeals and Buildings Department

· Obtains changes of zoning districts, amendments to the Zoning Resolution, variances, special permits, and permission to alter landmarked buildings

· Obtains interpretations of the Zoning Resolution from the Department of Buildings

· Air Rights Transactions

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, New York University Real Estate Advisory Board

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Land Use and Zoning Law, 2008-2014
- "Lawyer of the Year," Land Use and Zoning Law, New York City, 2014

· Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013

· Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013

· Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2012-2013

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Super Lawyers, 2007-2013

· Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011 and 2012

· Listed, AVENUE magazine "Legal Elite," Real Estate Law, April 2011

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· El-Ad Properties NY LLC: obtained approvals from the City Planning Commission, Landmarks Preservation Commission and Department of Buildings allowing portions of the Plaza Hotel to be converted to hotel condo units and retail use.

· The Jack Parker Corporation: obtained a 130,000 square foot bonus from the City Planning Commission for the rehabilitation of the Biltmore Theater.

· A&R Kalimian: obtained re-zoning allowing a new building to be increased by 230,000 square feet (a 120% increase).

· SL Green Realty Corporation: zoning analysis of potential acquisitions and investments.

· Credit Suisse: zoning analysis of potential acquisitions and investments.

· Westbrook Partners: zoning analysis of potential acquisitions and investments.

 
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Jay A. Segal

200 Park Avenue
New YorkNY 10166




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