Linda B. Whitehead is a partner in the firm.
She is admitted to the New York State Bar and the New Jersey State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.
Ms. Whitehead practices primarily municipal law and land use law. She acts as Village Attorney to some of the firm’s municipal clients, advising them on all aspects of municipal law. She also guides both property owners and the firm’s municipal clients through complex land use approval processes, including compliance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act.
Ms. Whitehead also heads the firm’s transactional real estate practice, which represents clients in relation to the acquisition and sale, leasing and financing of all types of commercial and residential properties, and she has been involved in the approval and financing of several affordable housing projects. She also represents a number of lenders in making complex commercial loans.
Ms. Whitehead regularly lectures on municipal and land use law and real estate matters.
Ms. Whitehead is a member of the Westchester County Bar Association and served as co-chairperson of the New Lawyers Section. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and currently serves on the NYSBA Housing Task Force. She is the President of the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation and is involved in many of the Planning Federation’s training programs, and is a graduate of the Community Leadership Alliance Program at the Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Land Use Law Center. She is a former member and past-president of the American Cancer Society Westchester-Rockland Volunteer Leadership Council and past-president of the Mount Holyoke Club of Westchester. She serves as Village Attorney for the Villages of Hastings-on-Hudson and Croton-on-Hudson.
Ms. Whitehead is a resident of Irvington, NY.