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 served as Village Attorney for the Village of Hillburn from 2013 to 2018 and currently serves as Village Attorney for the Village of Florida, representing the Village Board of Trustees, the Planning Board and prosecuting local traffic tickets and code enforcement matters. Elizabeth also 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 on the Board of Directors of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as serving as an Alumni Admissions Representative for Lafayette College to Warwick Valley Central, Cornwall, Monroe-Woodbury, and Goshen High Schools.

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


Professional Associations

Women’s Bar Association of Orange & Sullivan Counties

  • 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

  • Member 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors 2013-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


  • 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


Bar Admissions

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


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


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 - 2017 Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine


Located in historic & beautiful downtown Warwick, New York.

7 Grand Street
Warwick, NY, 10990

Monday-Friday - 9 AM - 5 PM