Sue Golden focuses on development and infrastructure projects, including land use and zoning, real estate transactions, public and private funding, and governance matters. Sue has extensive experience with the intricacies of federal, New York State, and New York City land use and environmental quality reviews, and government procurement and funding contract administration.
Sue has helped government entities, nonprofit organizations, and public-private partnerships with real estate expansion and rebuilding plans. She counsels on compliance with zoning, landmarks, and historic preservation requirements; public review and government approval of development proposals; negotiation of development, design, and construction contracts; property acquisitions and conveyances, including public and commercial leases and the transfer of development rights; government and charitable funding and donor agreements; negotiation of mixed-use condominium structures; and the formation and counseling of small or special-purpose corporations, including tax-exempt, not-for-profit corporations and New York State public authorities.
Sue also advises clients in forming small and special-purpose corporations, including tax-exempt and nonprofit corporations. One of Susan’s areas of focus is the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act (NPRA), and she has written and lectured extensively on the subject.
Editor, Review of Law and Social Change
Managing Editor, Environmental Law Journal