New York Partner James P. Colgate will speak at an upcoming Center for New York City Law CLE program concerning multiple dwelling law, housing maintenance code and affordable housing. Colgate will speak in a session on the history and impact of multiple dwelling law.

The Center for New York City Law was founded in 1994 by New York Law School Professor Ross Sandler. The academic and public mission of the center is to provide information about, and analysis of, the laws and legal processes that govern New York City. The center seeks to make the city’s government and decisions more fair, comprehensible and open to the public through scholarly research and writing and by widely disseminating information about New York City in accessible and easily understood formats.

Colgate represents developers, lenders, nonprofit institutions and public agencies in all aspects of land use law in New York City, including securing approvals from various governmental agencies. Prior to joining Bryan Cave, he was the assistant commissioner for technical affairs and code development at the New York City Department of Buildings. In this role, he issued complex interpretations, co-authored laws and managed the department’s legislative efforts to revise the New York City Construction Codes. Prior to his tenure at the Department of Buildings, Colgate worked at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the NYC Department of City Planning. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

This program will take place March 23 in New York City. To learn more, click here.