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John Shea Selected for “Top Rated Real Estate Attorneys” Recognition

John-SheaSenior Partner John Shea has been selected as one of the “Top Rated Lawyers in Real Estate Law” by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Shea’s practice involves real estate transactions of all kinds, as well as zoning, construction, and litigation related to each of those matters. His development work includes the environmental cleanup of properties to maximize their value.

Mr. Shea also conducts high-end residential real estate transactions in the Hamptons communities on Eastern Long Island for high net worth individuals who require privacy and discretion, as well as top-level legal representation. His clients often seek his counsel on personal matters, including estate planning. Continue reading John Shea Selected for “Top Rated Real Estate Attorneys” Recognition

Firm Successfully Defends Village of Southampton in Wireless Antenna Case

The firm successfully defended the Village of Southampton, the Village Clerk/Administrator, the Village Building Department and the Village Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review against a lawsuit brought by wireless communication provider MetroPCS New York, LLC and the First Presbyterian Church of Southampton. MetroPCS sought approval from the Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review (the “ARB”) to install several wireless antennas in the steeple of the First Presbyterian Church, located in the center of the Village at the prominent corner of Main Street and Job’s Lane. The Church, a local landmark, is part of the Village Historic District and is listed in the New York State and National Register of Historic Places. Continue reading Firm Successfully Defends Village of Southampton in Wireless Antenna Case