John S. Marwell

John S. Marwell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Land Use & Zoning Attorney in Mount Kisco, NY

Shamberg Marwell Hollis Andreycak & Laidlaw, P.C.
 | 55 Smith Avenue, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Phone: 914-666-5600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2010, 2013 - 2015, 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Land Use/Zoning (60%),
  • Environmental Litigation (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

John S. Marwell and his general practice firm represent property owners, including developers, religious and educational institutions, industry groups and individuals in matters related to real estate, property rights, land use and environmental regulations and permits. They have successfully litigated landmark cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts in the areas of environmental regulations, exclusionary zoning, affordable housing, unconstitutional takings of property, the imposition of impact fees, the wrongful denial of property tax exemptions, and issues of public access to private property, including the navigability of water bodies. They regularly handle applications for land use and environmental approvals before municipal agencies and oppose the enactment of legislation imposing restrictions on property owners' rights. He has served as a vice president of the New York State Bar Association and is a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association and its Bar Foundation.  He received the 2014 New York State Bar Association Attorney Professionalism Award.

Mr. Marwell has a peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5 out of 5 on Martindale-Hubbell® 

About John Marwell

Admitted: 1974, New York

Professional Webpage: http://smhal.com/attorneys/john-s-marwell/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President of the Westchester County Bar Association, 2005-2006; President of the Westchester County Bar Foundation, 1997-1998; Vice President of the New York State Bar Association, 2007-2011; New York State Bar Association Executive Committee, 2007-2011 and 2014-2016; New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, 2003-2013 and 2014-2016; Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation; Chair of the New York State Bar Association Finance Committee, 2012-2016; Executive Committee, Senior Lawyers Section, Vice Chair, 2011-2012.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman of Teatown Lake Reservation (1996-1999), the largest non-governmental nature conservation and education center in Westchester County, and continues to serve as Honorary Trustee; Pro-bono representation for Apropos-Housing Opportunities and Management Enterprises, Inc. (A-HOME) and SPCA of Westchester

Representative Clients:

  • Individuals and entities with real estate and business interests; religious, educational, cultural and conservation organizations, and other not for profit organizations.
Office Location for John S. Marwell

55 Smith Avenue
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

 

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Last Updated: 4/18/2017

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