15 West Notre Dame Street, Glens Falls, New York  |  (518) 793-6611
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Mark Schachner

Origin: Born in New York (1954)

Education: Brown University (B.A. 1978)
Boston University Law School (J.D. 1982)

Practice Areas: Municipal Law, Planning, Land Use and Zoning,
Environmental Law, Municipal Finance.

Profile: Mark is the firm’s principal municipal and environmental/land use attorney and represents various Towns in Warren, Washington, Saratoga,
Essex, Hamilton and Herkimer Counties. His practice includes extensive participation in regulatory proceedings before the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Adirondack Park Agency and Lake George Park Commission. He is author of the chapter entitled “Environmental Law –
New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”)” in the book Pitfalls of Practice published by the New York State Bar Association in 1993 and 2002. Mark has lectured about municipal, environmental, planning and zoning law matters at numerous seminars throughout the State and was an adjunct faculty member of Skidmore College, where he taught the course “Environmental Legal Issues” in the Environmental Studies Program. He is Vice President of the New York Planning Federation.

Mark came to the Adirondack region over forty years ago to combine his professional interests with his avid enthusiasm for outdoor sports and recreational activities. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Feeder Canal Alliance and the Town of Queensbury Recreation Commission and was one of the founders of the Queensbury Land Conservancy and the Southern Adirondack Spokes (People) Bicycle Club. Among numerous other athletic activities, he has completed 103 Sprint and Olympic triathlons. He is a big dog lover in every sense of the term and has owned four Great Danes.

For More Information, view a list of Mark’s Presentations and Workshops.

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