Cozen O’Connor: Holzer, Ariel

Ariel S. Holzer


New York

(212) 883-4906

(212) 509-9492

Ariel has almost 15 years’ experience representing clients in zoning and land use matters, including preparing DCP, BSA, and LPC applications and presenting applications at public hearings. Ariel prepares requests for determinations from the DOB and attends meeting with DOB plan examiners and commissioners. He consults and advises clients on zoning and land use related litigation proceedings. He also negotiates and drafts agreements, instruments, and other documents necessary for development rights transactions and all other zoning and land use related transactions.

Ariel earned his bachelor’s degree from Talmudic University of Florida and his law degree from Fordham University.



Cozen O’Connor Continues to Grow its National Real Estate Practice, Adding New York City Zoning Practitioner and Litigator Ariel S. Holzer

July 23, 2019

Holzer is a New York City-based litigator who brings nearly 15 years of experience guiding developers, property owners, architects, and other related entities through the city’s complex zoning and land use application processes.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Talmudic University of Florida, B.A., 2002

Awards & Honors

Who’s Who American Law Students

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York