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.

Kevin McGowin


New York Bar – 2009
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of
New York

Boston College (B.A., 2004, cum laude)
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2008).