Elizabeth Lee is a zoning and land use specialist* in Fried Frank's New York office.
Ms. Lee specializes in real estate development, with a focus on New York City zoning, land use, and planning matters. She regularly advises clients in connection with zoning due diligence, analysis of development potential of properties, and in land use regulations, environmental review, and the application process with a variety of governmental agencies, including the New York City Department of City Planning, the New York City Department of Buildings, and the New York City Department of Transportation.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Ms. Lee worked at a national law firm. In addition, Ms. Lee previously worked in both federal and local governments, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the New York City Department of City Planning, and the New York City Council's Land Use Division. Ms. Lee has been involved in a wide range of development proposals, small-to large-scale projects (including waterfront developments) sponsored by the City and private entities, as well as neighborhood rezonings and city-wide zoning text amendments.
Ms. Lee received both her Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2010. In addition, she received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) with a minor in Sustainable Environments in 2008.
*Ms. Lee is not admitted to practice law.