Emily Simons

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Top Rated Land Use & Zoning Attorney in Flushing, NY

Law Office of Emily Simons PLLC
 | 162-06 33 Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358
Phone: 855-336-7715
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Land Use/Zoning (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    The managing member of the Law Office of Emily Simons PLLC, Emily Simons focuses her practice primarily on land use and zoning matters. Working out of the firm’s offices in Flushing, New York, she represents clients in the borough of Queens as well as throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area. Ms. Simons has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of New York as well as before all other New York state courts since 1984.

    As an undergraduate, Ms. Simons attended the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, which is part of the City University of New York system. She majored in police science and in 1979 she received a Bachelor of Science. Ms. Simons then went on to pursue her legal studies at Fordham University School of Law in Manhattan, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1983.

    A few years after she graduated from law school, Ms. Simons joined the New York City Department of City Planning, and during her tenure there, she rose to the level of associate counsel before she left the agency in 2000 and entered private practice. During the time that she has been practicing land use and zoning law, she has represented developers, property owners, architects and builders in connection with a variety of projects, many of which have carried a high profile. Ms. Simons has worked on landmark preservation and approvals, street mappings, variances, special permits, and building code issues, and she has appeared before the New York City Department of Buildings, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and numerous other agencies.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Land Use/Zoning
    • 20%Real Estate: Business


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    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020

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    Admitted: 1984, New York

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York City Bar Real Property Law Committee, 2018
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    162-06 33 Avenue
    Flushing, NY 11358

    Phone: 855-336-7715

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    Last Updated: 7/22/2020

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