RODRIGUEZ APPOINTED TOWN ATTORNEY IN YORKTOWN
On January 7, 2020, the Yorktown Town Board unanimously appointed Adam Rodriguez to serve as its Town Attorney.
“We are very fortunate to be represented by Adam and Bleakley Platt & Schmidt,” said Town Supervisor Matthew J. Slater. “Going forward, it is reassuring to know that the Town can call on Adam’s expertise and the firm’s significant resources for legal assistance.”
“It’s an honor to have the confidence of Supervisor Slater and the Town Board,” Rodriguez said. “I’m excited for the opportunity to advise the Town and look forward to using my private and public sector experience to serve.”
As Town Attorney, Rodriguez will act as legal counsel to the Town, its elected officials, department heads, and its various boards. Rodriguez will also represent the Town in litigation and transactions, and monitor all the Town’s outside counsel who assist the Town with matters such as public finance.
Mr. Rodriguez focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, municipal law, intellectual property and real estate. Previously, he was the Director of Real Estate for Westchester County, where he negotiated commercial real estate transactions valued at over $100 million. Prior to his appointment as Director of Real Estate, Mr. Rodriguez defended the County of Westchester in one of the highest-profile HUD enforcement actions in United States history. He has also served as a law clerk to two federal judges, and worked as a litigator at a large law firm in New York City.
To read Mr. Rodriguez’s attorney profile, click here.