Kevin has represented a multitude of clients and entities in complex commercial and industrial development projects that span his environmental, real estate, and land use practices. He has represented private property owners and governmental agencies across the state in connection with acquisitions for public projects, including ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Eminent Domain Procedure Law (EDPL) and the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).
Kevin has represented hundreds of clients in property tax assessment matters, achieving substantial property tax reductions for owners of shopping centers, office buildings, power plants, apartment complexes, industrial buildings, and mineral properties.
Kevin is also an experienced appellate practitioner, having served for five years as principal law clerk to the chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. He has successfully argued in the Court of Appeals and in the Second, Third, and Fourth Departments of the Appellate Division. Kevin is a frequent lecturer on appellate practice, eminent domain, and property valuation issues, and he has presented for the Onondaga County Bar Association, Syracuse University College of Law, members of the Appraisal Institute, and the state’s right-of-way agents.
- Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Editor Syracuse Law Review
- Elmira College, B.A.
- New York
- American Bar Association
- New York Bar Association
- Onondaga County Bar Association
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Order of the Coif
- Justinian Honorary Law Society
- Co-Author, "Partial Takings, Condemnation Law and Procedure," New York State Bar Association, 2005
- Gilberti Stinziano Heintz & Smith, P.C., Partner