Brian S. Stolar Appointed Village Attorney for Woodsburgh

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Brian S. Stolar, a Partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC, has been appointed as Village Attorney for the Village of Woodsburgh. In his new position, he will act as legal advisor to all Village staff and the various Village boards and commissions and assist them in carrying out their functions. He will also prepare legislation, draft and review contracts, assist the Village in complying with federal, state and local regulatory laws and regulations, serve as litigation counsel, and render opinions on a variety of issues.


Mr. Stolar concentrates his practice in the areas of zoning and land use planning, real estate development, municipal law, and litigation. He represents private property owners and municipalities, and appears regularly before municipal boards in connection with land use applications. He also serves as Village Attorney for the Village of Sea Cliff, and has served as counsel to numerous other municipalities and planning and zoning boards on Long Island.


He has taught continuing legal education courses and published several articles on land use law, planning law and the law of eminent domain. In addition, he has lectured on the topics of land use and municipal law for the Nassau County Bar Association and the Nassau County Planning Federation.


Mr. Stolar is a member of the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.


He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Boston University School of Law, where he was a member and editor of the Annual Review of Banking Law.


“I am honored to be appointed to this important position,” Mr. Stolar said. “My extensive experience as legal counsel to other municipalities will be put to good use as I work with the Woodsburgh Village Board and its departments to help navigate them through the complexities they may face in the regulatory process and defend the village from any legal actions.” 


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Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC is committed to providing its clients with the highest quality representation, counsel and advice. Practice areas include zoning and land use planning; real estate law and transactions; litigation and appeals; municipal law and legislative practice; cellular and telecommunications law; environmental, corporate, labor and employment law; tax certiorari and condemnation, matrimonial practice; and estate planning. The firm strives to assist its clients in a wide array of issues, serving them with skill and experience, resourcefulness and responsibility. For more information, call (516) 228-1300 or visit