Cozen O’Connor: Krieger, Vivien

Vivien Krieger

Member

New York

(212) 883-2228

(646) 588-1566

Vivien concentrates her practice on real estate law, representing developers, lenders, owners, purchasers, and nonprofits in New York City land use and zoning matters.

Vivien regularly prepares applications and appears before the Board of Standards & Appeals, the Department of City Planning, the Department of Buildings, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and the MTA. She also presents projects to community boards and elected officials, and works closely with architects, engineers, financial experts, and environmental experts.

Vivien has drafted various zoning lot development agreements, easement agreements, restrictive declarations, zoning opinions and letters, analyses of site development potential, zoning resolution determination requests, and zoning challenges. She has also prepared expert witness reports for litigation involving zoning matters.

Vivien is an active member of the Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee of the New York City Bar Association, the Regional Planning Association, the Urban Land Institute, and the Governors Island Alliance Young Members Group, as well as a founding member of the Gotham Planning Society.

Vivien earned her law degree from New York Law School. While living abroad, Vivien earned her bachelor's degree from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.
 

News

12 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 19, 2017

Super Lawyers has named 12 attorneys at Cozen O’Connor to its 2017 lists of top practitioners in the New York metro area. Six were recognized as Super Lawyers and six were named “Rising Stars,” a list that recognizes attorneys under the age of 40.

19 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 05, 2016

The 2016 New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Thomson Reuters, has named 21 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Vivien Krieger Comments on 15-Story Mixed Use Building Planned for Jackson Heights

November 24, 2015

Due to the building’s proximity to LaGuardia Airport, changes are required to the maximum height allowance in the area. According to Krieger, the FAA and the Port Authority determined that the proposed height restrictions do not constitute a danger.

21 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 05, 2015

The 2015 New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Thomson Reuters, has named 21 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Publications

What De Blasio’s Land Use Agenda Means for Brooklyn Real Estate Development [Real Estate Alert]

June 01, 2017

Ken Fisher discusses key current proposals that could set the stage for the next wave of growth in Brooklyn.

Education

  • New York Law School, J.D., 2006
  • La Trobe University, B.A., 2001

Awards & Honors

New York Metro Super Lawyer "Rising Star," 2015-2017

The Top Women Attorneys New York Metro Super Lawyer "Rising Star," 2017

  • New York