Associates

Kevin McGowin

Associate

Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Boston College in 2004 and went on to earn his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2008.  After being admitted to the New York State Bar, he worked as the Deputy General Counsel for the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals, the City’s zoning board. As Deputy General Counsel, Kevin drafted hundreds of decisions relating to variances, special permits and appeals from interpretations of the NYC Department of Buildings.  Kevin also advised the Commissioners of the Board on procedural issues relating to land use and administrative law matters and worked with NYC Corporation Counsel in defending the City in Article 78 proceedings filed against the Board.  In 2013, Kevin left New York City to return to his hometown of Southampton and join the firm as a land use lawyer and litigator. He now uses the knowledge and experience he gained from working on the public side of the administrative land use process to help guide clients seeking approvals from various Village, Town and State agencies. Since joining the firm, Kevin has represented clients in a variety of litigation areas, including zoning, environmental, and municipal law, contested real estate transactions, and construction claims.

Kimberly A. Oringer

Associate

Kimberly joined the firm in 2019 as a part of the litigation and land use practice groups.  Before joining the firm, Kimberly served as in-house counsel to a large non-bank lender for commercial transactions, and worked at several small and mid-size New York firms, handling all aspects of general litigation. Originally from Long Island, Kimberly attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development (concentration in Health and Human Services), with a minor in Music (classical guitar). Kimberly returned to Long Island to study law on a full-tuition academic scholarship at Hofstra University School of Law, where she served on the Hofstra Law Review. During law school, Kimberly was a judicial intern in both Nassau County Supreme Court and County Court.