Courtney M. Hills
Courtney M. Hills is an experienced New York municipal and real estate attorney serving Central New York since 2007. She concentrates her practice in the representation of village and town legislative, planning, zoning, and assessment review boards involving: drafting of local laws and resolutions; drafting policies; drafting public works, purchase and service contracts; bid packages and RFPs for goods and services; drafting intermunicipal agreements relative to service sharing and consolidation efforts; advising on employment disciplinary matters; advising on water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure development and repairs; advising on open meetings, public officers, and purchasing and procurement matters; conducting public meetings and hearings; prosecuting unsafe building and code violation cases, as well as village and town code infractions; advising relative to SEQRA review and comprehensive planning procedures; and advising as to dissolution and annexation proceedings.
She also represents developers, corporations, partnerships and other entities in the development, finance, sale, purchase, and leasing of commercial real estate, as well as buyers, sellers and lenders in residential real estate transactions.
Ms. Hills received her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law, a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University College of Human Services & Health Professionals, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University College of Arts & Sciences. She serves on the Board of Directors for Home Headquarters, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that meets the needs of underserved Central New Yorkers with low income interest loans and grants, and homeowner education and counseling.
She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Onondaga County Bar Association, the New York State Conference of Mayors and Public Officials, and the New York State Association of Towns.
Ms. Hills was recognized as a 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyer Rising Star; included in the Who’s Who Directory Top Attorneys of North America 2017 Edition and The Top 100 Lawyers in America 2017 Edition.