Joel Sachs represents private entities and governmental agencies in a wide variety of environmental, real estate, land development and zoning matters. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to representing municipal boards, municipalities and private clients before municipal boards and agencies throughout the State of New York in land use, zoning and environmental disputes. He serves as Construction Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Widely recognized as a leader in Environmental Law, Mr. Sachs has received a number of awards, and was one of the first environmental attorneys to receive the Section’s Annual Award. Mr. Sachs has had the rare privilege of serving as Chair of two Sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Environmental Law Section and the Real Estate Law Section.