Eric specializes in real estate development, with a focus on New York City zoning, land use, and planning matters. He regularly advises clients in connection with zoning due diligence, zoning lot development agreements, opinions, and land use regulations, and the application process with a variety of governmental agencies, including the New York City Department of City Planning, the New York City Department of Buildings, and the New York City Department of Finance. He has been involved in a wide range of as-of-right and discretionary approvals in New York City, including large-scale plans, special permits, as well as rezonings and zoning text amendments. Eric is not yet admitted to practice law in New York.
Prior to joining GoldmanHarris, Eric practiced law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, handling major litigation and discovery for real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, and pharmaceutical matters. In addition, Eric previously worked at Milrose Consultants, handling zoning, code and regulatory compliance. He also has nearly seven years’ experience in the practice of architecture.
Eric received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law, where he was awarded the Milton C. Sharp Memorial Award for highest grades in land use planning. In addition, he received his Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning.