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AriGoldberg

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"Being a land use and zoning attorney allows me to have a direct impact on the community I call home."

Overview

Biography

Ari advises clients on zoning, land use permitting, environmental review, and the regulatory compliance process. He also has experience in litigation, including multiple lawsuits on behalf of municipalities under the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law Vacant and Abandoned (Zombie) Home provisions, and advocating for real estate developers in breach of contract lawsuits.

Bar Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
Experience

Prior Experience

  • Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Associate
  • Colucci & Gallaher, PC, Associate
  • Colucci & Gallaher, PC, Law Clerk
  • McGuire Development Company, Intern
  • Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Intern

Selected Community Activities

  • Buffalo Commons Charter School, Board Chair
  • University at Buffalo School of Law GOLD Group, Member

Selected Honors

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®: Land Use and Zoning Law, 2022–2024; Real Estate Law, 2022–2024
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2021; Land Use/Zoning, 2022–2023
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, Desmond Moot Court Best Overall Appellate Advocate and Best Brief, 2016
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, CALI Award for Excellence in Insurance Law, 2016
  • University at Buffalo Department of History, Horton Research Paper Prize for Senior Honors Thesis “From Parkways to Expressways: Olmsted’s Buffalo and the City that Succeeded It,” 2013

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