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Amy
Cassidy

Associate

Amy
Cassidy

Associate

Amy’s practice focuses on environmental and land use litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, and municipal law.

Before joining the Firm in 2022, Amy was Senior Counsel in the Environmental Law Division of the New York City Law Department, where she worked on projects involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the City Environmental Quality Review process (CEQR), and the New York City Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP).

Prior to joining the Environmental Law Division, Amy served as the agency’s Deputy Chief of Staff and COVID-19 project manager, which involved providing legal counsel to City Hall and New York City agencies on a variety of issues, including vaccine administration, COVID-19 safety requirements, and risk management. Amy was recognized by the Frederick O’Reilly Hayes Foundation for her contributions to City government programs and processes that addressed individual and community needs during the pandemic.

Amy graduated cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served on the Moot Court Honor Society as a senior editor and head coach and captain of Cardozo’s national trial team. Amy received her B.A. in Political Science from Iona University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Amy regularly serves as an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law as a trial team coach.

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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude, Dean's Scholarship

Iona University, B.A., 2011, summa cum laude, Presidential Scholarship

New York, 2014

U.S. District Court for the South District of New York, 2015

New York City Environmental Law and Leadership Institute participant, 2022

New York State Bar Association, Environmental and Energy Law Section, Member

Adjunct Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2018-present)