Nick Hockens > Greenberg Traurig, LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
METLIFE BUILDING
200 PARK AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10166
United States

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Shareholder

Career

Nick Hockens concentrates his practice on the representation of developers, institutions and non-profit organizations before the New York City Planning Commission, Board of Standards and Appeals, and Landmarks Preservation Commission. He represents clients in a variety of New York land use and zoning matters, including re-zonings, special permits, variances, designations and alterations of landmarked buildings, and air rights transactions.

Concentrations
Land use and zoning

Capabilities
Land Development
Real Estate
Land Use

Admission to Practice
New York

Languages

English

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2002
    • Editorial Board, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Ph.D., Political Science, Northwestern University, 1993
    • Outstanding Dissertation Student Award
  • M.A., Political Science, Northwestern University, 1987
  • B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1986

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Land use/zoning

Greenberg Traurig, LLP has significant experience guiding property owners through myriad regulatory issues and site development strategies. Jay Segal and Nick Hockens are key contacts at a New York-based team, which regularly collaborates with its government law and policy teams. Deirdre Carson is another name to note, acting for developers, real estate investors and educational institutions.