Alyssa focuses her practice on real estate law, representing developers, lenders, owners, purchasers, and nonprofits in New York City land use and zoning matters. She has experience preparing Department of City Planning and Board of Standards and Appeals applications, as well as requests for determinations from the Department of Buildings. She also negotiates and drafts agreements, instruments, and other documents necessary for development rights transactions and all other zoning and land use related transactions. In addition to land use and zoning matters, Alyssa has experience representing clients in the acquisition, construction, and financing of residential and mixed-use real estate developments, with a focus on affordable housing rehabilitation and construction.
Before joining the firm, Alyssa worked for the Fund for the City of New York as a community planning fellow, conducting zoning studies and facilitating community meetings for the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office.
Alyssa earned her law degree, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School and her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts. Alyssa also completed a master's degree in city and regional planning from the Pratt Institute.