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Land Use & Environmental Law

MGS has been a major participant in development activity in Westchester and the surrounding counties.  The firm has represented applicants and municipalities in connection with the land acquisition, financing and land use approval–including review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act–of countless development projects in...
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Commercial, Construction, Personal Injury & Appellate Litigation

The firm’s litigation practice group, led by Senior Counsel Charles Goldberger, handles extensive litigation in State and Federal Courts in Westchester and surrounding counties and in Surrogate’s Courts throughout the state. The firm is active in commercial and construction litigation and arbitration. MGS has been...
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Municipal Law

The firm has substantial experience representing municipalities. James Staudt serves as counsel to the Village of Larchmont and Linda Whitehead serves as Village Attorney for the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson.. The firm also serves as Village Counsel to the Villages of Croton-on-Hudson and Bronxville. MGS has...
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Transactional Real Estate

MGS represents buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions and financings throughout the area. The firm also has a long history of representing lenders in relation to both commercial and residential loan closings. As part of the array of services it performs...
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Tax Certiorari Litigation

The firm  has an active tax certiorari practice representing commercial and residential landowners and municipalities.  

Trusts & Estates; Surrogate’s Court Litigation

The firm’s trust and estates department is involved in estate planning, probate, estate administration, accounting and guardianship proceedings. The firm also has extensive experience in litigating will contests, accounting disputes and related matters in Surrogate’s Court.