Elizabeth K Cassidy

Attorney at Law

Elizabeth K. Cassidy advises both municipal and private developer clients on a wide variety of land use, zoning, environmental and regulatory issues and represents a broad range of clients before land use approval boards, regulatory agencies and the courts in civil litigation. Elizabeth currently serves as Village Attorney for the Village of Florida, advising the Village Board of Trustees, the Planning Board, and Comprehensive Plan Committee. Elizabeth also represents the Village of Monroe Planning Board and has previously served as Village Attorney for the Village of Hillburn. Elizabeth represents clients before regulatory agencies including the New York State Liquor Authority.

In addition to her land use and municipal law practice, Elizabeth represents clients in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate including buy/sell transactions, lending, title clearance, site due diligence, landlord/tenant matters and related litigation including quiet title actions.

Elizabeth works with her clients to provide a high level of personalized legal representation allowing her clients to achieve their goals in the most direct and efficient way possible.

Elizabeth is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey as well as the Southern District of New York and the United States Supreme Court. She serves as President of Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as serving as an Alumni Admissions Representative for Lafayette College.

Ms. Cassidy and her family live in Warwick, NY.

 

Professional Associations

Women’s Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties

  • Member 2008-present
  • Recording Secretary, 2012-2013
  • Vice President, 2013-2014
  • President Elect, 2014-2015
  • President, 2015-2016
  • Immediate Past President, 2016-2017

New York State Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association

Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce

  • President 2021-Present
  • Member 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors 2013-2019; 2021-present

 

Areas of Practice

Real Estate

  • Residential Buy/Sell
  • New Construction
  • Commercial Buy/Sell
  • Residential Lending
  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Litigation
  • Easements

Land Use

  • Planning and Zoning Approvals
  • Subdivisions
  • Site Plan Approvals
  • Special Use Permits
  • Environment Review
  • SEQR Review
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Site selection and due diligence

Municipal

  • Civil Service/Personnel Issues
  • Drafting Local Laws
  • Municipal Code Enforcement
  • Special Improvement Districts
  • Environmental Review
  • Municipal Litigaton
  • State and Federal Regulatory Compliance

Landlord / Tenant

  • Leases
  • Evictions
  • Non-Payment Proceedings
  • Holdover Proceedings
 

Experience

Bar Admissions

  • New York - 2009
  • New Jersey - 2008
  • US District Court, Southern District NY - 2010
  • United States Supreme Court - 2017

Education

Pace University, School of Law, White Plains, New York

  • Juris Doctor - 2008
  • Cum Laude
  • Honors: Land Use Merit Scholar
  • Environmental Law Certificate

Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Arts, Government & Law, Geology - 2005
  • Cum Laude
  • Honors:Phi Beta Kappa

Publications

Practitioner’s Guide to the New York Contract of Sale of Residential Property, (co-editor with John R. Nolon & Elizabeth K. Cassidy), 2007

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Outstanding Young Attorney, Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties
  • 2013 - 2018 Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2021 Super Lawyer - State, Local & Municipal, Super Lawyers Magazine
 

Contact

Located in historic & beautiful downtown Warwick, New York.

7 Grand Street
Warwick, NY, 10990

Monday-Friday - 9 AM - 5 PM
845-981-7223
845-987-7223
info@ekcassidylaw.com