As Director of Land Use and Zoning Entitlements, Nicholas is responsible for analyzing and navigating the complex municipal approval process for projects from due diligence, through closing. As part of the in-house counsel team, Nicholas works directly with the Principals and General Counsel on all legal matters concerning development projects. In these roles, Nicholas leverages his expertise in the areas of land use and zoning, real estate law and transactions, municipal and legislative law, and industrial development agency law to navigate Engel Burman efficiently and diligently through all aspects and phases of real estate transactions and development.
Nicholas has been named a New York Metro “Rising Star” in the practice area of Land Use and Zoning by Super Lawyers in 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017. He is also a frequently published author and has written several articles for the Real Estate/Municipal Law Edition of the Nassau Lawyer.
Nicholas graduated with a B.A. in political science from Hofstra University and received his J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.