Robin A. Kramer
Ms. Kramer has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of land use and real estate development in both New York City and throughout the country. Her practice encompasses a broad range of land use matters for developer, investors, not-for-profit, and institutional clients. Ms. Kramer advises clients on site acquisition and assembly, development feasibility, and zoning related matters, including the purchase and sale of air rights, including High Line and theater district air rights transfers.
Ms. Kramer represents clients in applications to the New York City Planning Commission, the Board of Standards and Appeals, the Department of Buildings and other agencies for entitlements including rezonings, amendments to the Zoning Resolution, certifications, and other discretionary and non-discretionary land use approvals.
Ms. Kramer has represented local governments in New York, California, Florida, Minnesota and Missouri, and drafted an amicus brief on behalf of law professors supporting the City of New London in Kelo v. City of New London at the Supreme Court. Her experience has also included litigation on behalf of local governments, representation of mine operators and gas producers in seeking government approvals, challenging and defending annexations, applications for tax incentive financing, preparation of a county-wide economic development program and preparation of impact fee ordinances.
Ms. Kramer began her career as Assistant Counsel to the New York City Department of City Planning, providing legal advice to the New York City Planning Commission.
Ms. Kramer is an adjunct instructor at NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, where she teaches Land Use and Environmental Regulation.
Ms. Kramer is admitted to practice in New York, Kansas, and Missouri.
Bar Association of the City of New York
Missouri Bar Association
Super Lawyers: New York Metro 2014 - 2016