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Environment - New York
"Richard Leland is a true professional in all respects."
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With a focus on land use, environmental law, and litigation, Rick Leland represents real estate developers, universities, hospitals, non-profit organizations, and industrial companies on the environmental aspects of real estate transactions, development, and land use. His work has been central in gaining approvals for – or defending lawsuits against – multiple billion-dollar developments. Rick works with clients on a nationwide range of matters, including environmental impact review, regulatory and transactional counseling, as well as counseling operators and lenders in litigation arising under the Federal "Superfund" Law. Rick also serves as counsel to developers, outdoor advertising companies, municipalities, and public authorities in zoning matters and litigation arising from zoning and environmental determinations in New York City and suburban counties in the New York metropolitan area.