Partner Judy Lynn Simoncic in 2010, “Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services,” by Long Island Business News

Uniondale, October 15, 2010 — Judy Lynn Simoncic was listed in Long Island Business News’ “Who’s Who” section as a 2010 Woman in Professional Services.

In the special edition article, Ms. Simoncic discusses the implications of the economic environment on her clients. She was quoted, “More than ever, I find that I am aggressively pushing applications through the approval process while at the same time being mindful that the necessary steps are taken to achieve the clients’ ultimate goals,” she said. “Each day a project is delayed it impacts the client financially and in this economy attention to timing is everything. In this market, my goal is to have projects approved as expeditiously and economically for the client as possible.”

Judy Lynn Simoncic concentrates her practice in the areas of zoning, land use, environmental, municipal, and real estate law. She represents national franchises, Fortune 500 companies, national corporations, and large real estate development companies, as well as individual real estate developers in the development of both residential and commercial properties throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

She regularly appears on behalf of her clients before municipal boards on a diversity of zoning applications such as variances, special use permits, changes of zone, site plan approval, and major and minor subdivisions. She has secured zoning approvals for senior housing projects, retail and office complexes, multiple dwelling projects, planned unit developments, assisted living facilities, equestrian facilities, public storage facilities, fitness clubs, public utility facilities, and restaurant franchises, among others.

Her skills in land use and zoning matters have impacted a number of pivotal projects on Long Island, including the subdivision of the former Northrop Grumman Corporation campus involving 700 acres of land in Bethpage, the subdivision and redevelopment of approximately 65 acres of The Long Island Home/South Oaks Hospital Campus property in Massapequa, the subdivision of 108 acres of land known as the former Winthrop Estate in the Village of Old Westbury, and the subdivision and preservation of the Smither’s Estate in Mill Neck. She also represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, including Article 78 proceedings and District Court proceedings relating to zoning matters.

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island’s most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs nearly 50 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.

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