KEVIN M. BERNSTEIN
ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY LAW SECTION
Kevin M. Bernstein, chair of the management committee of Bond, Schoeneck & King in Syracuse, is the new chair of the Environmental and Energy Law Section.
His practice focuses on obtaining permits and approvals for private and municipal clients for gas storage, mining, power generation, landfill, electrical and gas transmission and wind energy projects. He regularly appears before the state Public Service Commission, the Department of Environmental Conservation and other state and federal agencies.
Bernstein represents citizens groups and entities, including municipalities, in contentious environmental disputes, such as mining projects, wind energy and landfill projects. He often finds himself focusing on responding to concerns raised by the public regarding air emissions, noise, endangered species, property values, visual impacts and wetlands.
He is a graduate of SUNY Brockport and Vermont Law School.