Vivien Krieger

Member

New York

(212) 883-2228

(646) 588-1566

Recent News:

Vivien Krieger Appointed to Two Urban Land Institute New York Leadership Positions

Vivien Krieger, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice, has been appointed vice chair of Urban Land Institute (ULI) New York’s Technical Assistance Panels Steering Committee for a one-year term, effective July 1, 2020.

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 Urban Land Institute (ULI) where she serves as vice chair of ULI New York Technical Assistance Panels Steering Committee and co-chair of ULI New York Women's Leadership Initiative Communications Committee. She also serves on  the Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee of the New York City Bar Association and she is a fellow of the Urban Design Forum.

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

Vivien Krieger Appointed to Two Urban Land Institute New York Leadership Positions

July 08, 2020

Vivien Krieger, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice, has been appointed vice chair of Urban Land Institute (ULI) New York’s Technical Assistance Panels Steering Committee for a one-year term, effective July 1, 2020.

Vivien Krieger Named a 2019 Urban Design Forum Fellow

February 27, 2020

Vivien Krieger, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice, has been named to the 2019 Class of Forum Fellows by the Urban Design Forum.

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

Bronx Community Board Four TAP Neighborhood-Focused Strategies for Future Growth

October 29, 2019

The Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel in collaboration with the Bronx Community Board Four (Bronx CB4) created a report outlining the impact of future New York Football Club stadium.

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.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

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
 
  • Vice Chair, Urban Land Institute New York, Technical Assistance Panels Steering Committee
  • Co-Chair, Urban Land Institute New York, Women's Leadership Initiative Communications Committee
  • Fellow, Urban Design Forum 
  • Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee, New York City Bar Association