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Obtained and Successfully Defended Zoning Approvals for New Public School

City of New Haven, Connecticut and New Haven Board of Education

Represented municipal clients in obtaining and defending zoning text amendment, zone change and site plan approvals for the new Worthington Hooker Elementary School in the East Rock neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. After the Superior Court sustained the neighbors' appeal, a reversal of that decision and reinstatement of the zoning permits in the Connecticut Supreme Court was successfully argued. The Supreme Court agreed that the City boards' decisions were based on a proper factual record and did not constitute spot zoning. Konigsberg v. Board of Aldermen, 283 Conn. 553 (August 14, 2007).
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