Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs, P.C. is beginning the new year as Lazarus & Silvyn, P.C. to reflect the leadership of partners Larry Lazarus and Keri Silvyn. Both are respected Arizona land use and zoning law attorneys with offices in Phoenix and Tucson.
Founded by Larry Lazarus and Keri Silvyn in 2012, the firm assists communities and developers in growing responsibly. The firm specializes in helping clients with navigating the complexities of zoning, land use, entitlement and development agreements in Arizona. They also provide land use planning services and legal expertise in commercial real estate transactions and financing.
Lazarus began his career in Arizona in the 1970s and was instrumental in helping create the City of Phoenix’s first and most comprehensive set of land use policies within the Urban Form Directions’ Village Concept Plan. For the past 13 years Mr. Lazarus has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America. Amongst many of his accomplishments, he was selected for the Center City Starr Award in 2017 for his continued leadership in development of the downtown in the City of Phoenix. Throughout his career, Lazarus has remained devoted to facilitating appropriate and well-planned developments large and small.
Silvyn has been practicing land use law in Southern Arizona for more than 20 years with a focus on sustainable, responsible and economically feasible growth. In 2010, she spearheaded a landmark initiative called “Imagine Greater Tucson” to help Pima County leaders and residents define and achieve values-based growth that connects land use and transportation planning. In 2013, she was named Tucson’s Woman of the Year, followed by Tucson’s Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year in 2017. Since 2007, Silvyn has also been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America.
Lazarus & Silvyn, PC is a land use law firm helping clients create responsible development throughout Arizona with a primary focus on Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. The firm has been a driving force in creating appropriate, well-planned development including downtown high-rise office buildings, luxury condominiums and work-force housing, urban in-fill redevelopment, planned residential communities, student housing, light industrial buildings, community centers, resorts, golf courses, recreational facilities and Native American community properties. The firm represents both public- and private-sector clients in numerous sectors, including education, energy, healthcare, historic preservation, life sciences, mining and utilities.