Monday, May 7, 2012
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Partner Elected to Board of Directors of the New York Planning Federation
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 7, 2012) – David R. Everett, a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the New York Planning Federation as a member-at-large.
Mr. Everett has been with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna since 1993 and is a partner in the Firm’s Environmental; Municipal; Real Estate Development, Zoning and Land Use; and Energy Telecommunication and CleanTech Practice Groups. His areas of expertise include land use law, zoning and planning, real estate development, SEQRA compliance and federal and State environmental regulations. He handles the environmental, zoning and planning reviews and federal and State permitting for major controversial and complex commercial, industrial and residential projects and litigation defending such permitting. Mr. Everett routinely lectures on zoning, planning and environmental issues throughout New York State for the N.Y. Association of Towns and N.Y. Planning Federation, among others. He is currently the Chairman of the Town of Chatham Zoning Board of Appeals, holding that position for over 10 years. Mr. Everett is a former board member of the Environmental Law Foundation and the Historic Albany Foundation.
The New York Planning Federation is a statewide, membership supported not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1937 to promote sound planning, land use and zoning practice in New York State which fosters orderly growth and development balanced with the protection of natural resources.
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has developed a reputation for innovative solutions and professional leadership. Through integrated, firm-wide collaboration, it offers clients a broad range of expertise in business, commercial, education, energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, health care, immigration, intellectual property, labor, employment, real estate development, tax and telecommunications law as well as estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation.