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 New York land use lawyer 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

Associated News & Events
09.24.14 72 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers
08.21.14 31 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
07.15.14 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2014 Legal 500 United States Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
08.21.13 29 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
08.15.13 20 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate
01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
06.21.12 Greenberg Traurig Continues Excellence With 51 Shareholders Recognized Nationally by The Legal 500
06.11.10 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Honors in Real Estate from Prestigious Legal Ranking and Publication Chambers and Partners USA

Awards & Recognition
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers , Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law; Land Use and Zoning Law, 2008-2015
•Lawyer of the Year, Land Use and Zoning Law, New York City, 2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2007-2014
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning, 2012-2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
•Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013

AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

 
Reported CasesSignificant 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. The Dalton School: Obtained variance allowing school expansion. Westbrook Partners: zoning analysis of potential acquisitions and investments.
 
ISLN903873039
 


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Jay A. Segal

200 Park Avenue
New YorkNY 10166




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