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Brody is co-chair of the firm's municipalities practice. For more than a decade, he has represented governmental entities on matters involving municipal issues, land use, environmental regulation, eminent domain and real property taxation.

Brody has served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Niles since 2010. In connection with his representation of Niles, he has: successfully defended the constitutionality of the Niles Town Code at trial in the New York State Supreme Court (Cayuga County); guided the Town through a revaluation of real property; defended the Town in real property taxation litigation; drafted laws; assisted with the creation of new districts; dealt with personnel issues; and a variety of other tasks. Brody is also the Town Attorney for the Town of Skaneateles and the Village Attorney for the Village of Evans Mills.

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  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Environmental, 2021
      • Upstate New York Rising Star, Environmental, 2018
  • New York State Bar Association, Environmental and Energy Law Section
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
    • OCBA Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, 2010
  • Air and Waste Management Association
  • New York State Wetlands Forum
  • Chancellor, Cornell Law School Moot Court Board

  • OCBA Volunteer Lawyer Project Pro Bono representation of tenants in Syracuse and East Syracuse Housing Courts
  • Syracuse City Court Small Claims Arbitration Program (Arbitrator)
  • Town Attorney for the Town of Niles
  • Former Board of Trustees Member, Syracuse Landmark Theatre
  • 2011 Syracuse 40 Under 40 Honoree