George S. Van Nest has been elected a partner in the law firm of Underberg & Kessler LLP, effective January 1, 2012.
As co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice Group, and partner in the Litigation and Municipal Practice Groups, Mr. Van Nest counsels businesses, municipal entities and financial institutions on matters regarding environmental, land use and development, construction, and commercial litigation law.
Mr. Van Nest holds a B.A., cum laude, from Hartwick College and is a graduate of the Valparaiso University School of Law. He is a member of the Air and Waste Management Association, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and is a former adjunct professor, environmental law, at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is also a member of the Clarence, New York Planning Board.