Welcome to our web site, and thank you for taking the time to learn more about Simons & Wright LLC. Our law firm focuses its practice on zoning and land use issues in New York City. We have the knowledge and experience to guide real estate developers, homebuilders and property owners through all types of administrative and regulatory proceedings associated with zoning and land use matters throughout the City of New York.

We provide comprehensive zoning and land use representation for our clients at the many city agencies involved in land use, including the City Planning Commission, the Board of Standards and Appeals, the NYC Department of Buildings and the Landmarks Commission. With over forty combined years of zoning and land use experience, Simons & Wright offers a level of sophistication and expertise rarely found in a small firm. We are ideally suited to provide clients with cost-effective and detail-oriented representation.

Our practice includes real estate transactional matters, including but not limited to, the representation of residential and commercial purchasers, sellers and borrowers, and preparation of commercial leases. Additionally, we represent clients in landlord/tenant matters and settlements to avoid litigation. We are expert negotiators and work to secure the most favorable terms for our clients.

Our clients are as varied as are the issues. Our goal is to provide each and every one of our clients – be they developers, property owners, not-for-profit organizations, contractors, purchasers, sellers and lessees of apartments, homes and residential and commercial properties – with the best possible legal representation. The relationships that we have developed over the years with both public and private agencies now work effectively to accomplish our clients’ zoning and land use goals.

In the area of affordable housing we have a concentrated client base, as we understand the need to expand the available of affordable housing New York. To assist these projects, we have adopted a flexible fee schedule, similar to our not-for profits clients. We are strong advocates of programs that “gives back” to the community.