Richard Lobel

Sheldon Lobel, P.C.
Richard Lobel
Sheldon Lobel, P.C.
18 East 41 Street
New York, NY 10017
212-725-2727   (Office)
212-725-3910    (Mobile)

Bar Admission: New York, 1999
Law School Attended: New York University School of Law, 1998
Undergraduate Institution Attended: Stanford University, 1992

Mr. Lobel represents clients in matters before the Board of Standards and Appeals, the City Planning Commission, the Department of Buildings and other regulatory agencies. Mr. Lobel’s practice includes securing zoning and other regulatory relief through variances, rezonings, special permits, the public ULURP process, vested rights cases, real estate transactions and judicial determinations. Mr. Lobel also represents clients in criminal and civil court on real estate related matters including Article 78 actions and ECB and DOB cases. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lobel was a Senior Associate at Fulbright & Jaworski, where his practice focused on transactional matters. Mr. Lobel is a contributing author to the book Law School Survival (Peterson’s, 1998).

For forty-five years, Sheldon Lobel, P.C. has been successfully handling our clients’ zoning, land use and real estate issues in the five boroughs of New York City. We understand the intricacies of New York City real estate law, and work to effectively achieve clients’ desired outcome. Our practice involves assisting our clients in navigating complex zoning and land use regulations, making the process smooth and efficient. In addition, we are well-equipped to manage all of our clients’ real property legal needs including: zoning analyses, purchasing and selling real property, leasing issues, and tax exemptions and abatements. We pride ourselves in our responsiveness to our clients, a diverse group that includes individual homeowners, developers, multinational corporations, and religious institutions.

In addition to our staff of attorneys who are well practiced in land use law we have non-legal professionals who possess a broad knowledge base in zoning regulations. Our legal assistants and administrative personnel help cultivate a peak operational environment, allowing us to provide our clients with quality service in a cost efficient manner. Our specialties include: Zoning and Land Use; Board of Standards and Appeals Applications; Variances and Special Permits; Vested Rights Cases; Appeals Cases; City Planning Commission Applications; Rezonings; Special Permits, Certifications and Authorizations; Demappings; Department of Buildings Applications; Article 78 Actions; ZRD and CCD Filings.