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Adam S Walters

Buffalo, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate , Environment
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Real Estate - New York: Upstate

Band 1

Adam Walters is renowned for his representation of developers in the zoning, land use and environmental aspects of major projects. He has an impressive track record in zoning-related disputes.
"He is particularly strong due to his strategic ability and contacts at local municipals."
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Environment - New York: Upstate

Band 3

Adam Walters works on a host of matters, including issues relating to the CAA. His clients include developers.
"He is very knowledgeable."
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Practice Areas

Mr. Walters’ practice focuses in the area of real estate development from initial planning and entity formation to project completion, including litigation related to project development.  Mr. Walters is particularly experienced in land use and zoning matters including environmental impact review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.  Mr. Walters has represented many developers and governmental agencies regarding the development of residential, commercial and industrial projects including the development of “shovel ready” business parks and matters related to economic incentives.  Mr. Walters also has extensive experience in environmental law including environmental due diligence and permitting for industrial facilities. Additionally, he currently serves as the Chair of the Western New York regional satellite of the Urban Land Institute and as an adjunct professor at the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning.

Career

Joined firm in 1996 and has been a Partner since 2003.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Section; Bar Association of Erie County, Environmental Law Committee, New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section; Urban Land Institute

Personal

Vermont Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994 and State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1990.

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Adam S Walters

Phillips Lytle LLP

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One Canalside

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US Regional Real Estate 2021 in New York

Authors: Adam S Walters, Kenneth R Crystal, Kelly E Marks, Kimberly R Nason

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