Jennifer L. Gray

Member

Areas of Practice

Professional Experience

Jennifer Gray’s practice is devoted to the areas of planning and zoning, and litigation pertaining to land use, municipal and real estate matters.  Ms. Gray presents applications to municipal boards on behalf of private sector clients, and also serves as counsel to local planning and zoning boards.  Her litigation experience includes challenges to land use determinations of municipal boards, including matters related to SEQRA compliance. Ms. Gray joined the firm in 2006 following her graduation from law school.

Awards & Recognition

  • New York Metro Top Women Super Lawyers: designation as top attorney in the areas of Land Use & Zoning (2016-2017)
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015)
  • Business Council of Westchester Rising Star 40 Under 40 Award (2014)

Admissions

  • State and Federal Courts of New York
  • State Courts of Connecticut 

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Local and State Government Law Section; Member, Environmental Law Section)
  • Westchester County Bar Association (Chair, Municipal Law Section)
  • Westchester Woman’s Bar Association (Vice President 2017-2018, 2019-2021; Corresponding Secretary 2013-2015; Elected Director 2018-2019; Chair, Public Relations Committee, Environmental and Land Use Committee, Lawyering and Parenting Committee)
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Professional Activities/Publications

Ms. Gray is a lecturer on issues related to land development, zoning and SEQRA for the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation (WMPF), New York Planning Federation (NYPF), Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, and local bar associations.  For instance, Ms. Gray presented “New SEQRA Regulations” (2019) to WMPF, “Land Use Case Law Update” (2018), “Local Code Enforcement & Prosecution” (2014) and “SEQRA: An Overview” (2013) to NYPF, “Land Use Law Update” to WMPF (2010) and “New York Brownfields Law” to the Rockland County Bar Association (2006). 

Community Service

Ms. Gray is a Board Member of the Pace Law School Alumni Association. 

Education

  • 2006, J.D., cum laude, Pace University School of Law
  • 2006, Environmental Law Certificate, Pace University School of Law
  • 2002, B.A., University of Vermont
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