Success Stories

West Group Law PLLC Recently Represented Nassau County, NY in Connection With a Lease Agreement With Las Vegas Sands, a Luxury Resort and Hotel Management Company, for a Potential $4.5 Billion Redevelopment of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Site Into a World-Class Entertainment Destination

West Group Law PLLC (WGL) recently represented Nassau County, NY in connection with a 99-year lease with Las Vegas Sands, a luxury resort and hotel management company, for the 72-acre Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum site. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) contacted the County regarding the site in connection with their intention to pursue the development of... Read More >

Alternative Project Delivery – Construction-Management-at-Risk in Massachusetts

Many of the projects that West Group Law PLLC attorneys work on involve alternative project delivery methods. Alternative project delivery methods are distinct from the typical design-bid-build method and are intended to streamline design and construction, reduce risks, and provide opportunity for innovation. For example, West Group Law PLLC is representing the City of Brockton,... Read More >

State-of-the-Art Materials Recovery Facility Nears Completion in Rockland County, New York; West Group Law Showcases Massachusetts Infrastructure Practice

Rockland Green, also known as the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority, is nearing completion of significant updates and upgrades to its Materials Recovery Facility located in Rockland County, NY. The facility, commonly referred to as the “MRF”, began operating in 1997. With the assistance of attorneys from West Group Law, PLLC (“WGL”) and consulting engineers RRT... Read More >

Sewer Authority Nearing Completion of Vital Project

The Lemon Township-Tunkhannock Township Joint Municipal Sewer Authority (the “Authority”), which has been represented by WGL attorneys for the last seven years, is in the final stages of implementing a sanitary sewer treatment and collection project to serve the community of Lake Carey, which is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. WGL attorneys assisted the Authority in... Read More >

West Group Law Expands Team and Opens New Office in Connecticut

West Group Law (“WGL”) is pleased to announce the recent additions of Corporate Finance Partner Jeff Maddox and Litigation Senior Counsel Lee Apotheker.  Now in its fifth year, WGL recently opened a new office in Naugatuck, Connecticut, joining offices in White Plains and Albany, New York, as well as Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Jeff... Read More >

West Group Law Senior Counsel Jillian Jagling Highlighted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

West Group Law Senior Counsel Jillian N. Jagling was highlighted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on December 3, 2021 for her participation in the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association’s (“MMLA”) 11th Annual Public Construction and Infrastructure Update on October 20, 2021. The theme this year was “Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Issues in Public Construction.” Attorney Jagling p Read More >

West Group Law Attorneys Successfully Defend Client in Article 78 Challenge

West Group Law attorneys successfully defended a government client against an Article 78 proceeding in New York state court. Our client, a public benefit corporation, requested proposals for solid waste and recyclables collection services in a nearby village. Two proposals were submitted: one by the petitioner, and one by the competitor. Petitioner challenged the award of... Read More >

West Group Law Attorneys Played Key Role

Created in 1963, the Rockland County Sewer District No. 1 (the District) primarily serves New York’s Rockland County communities of Ramapo and Clarkstown and several parcels in the Town of Orangetown. Located within an hour’s driving time of New York City, Rockland County saw explosive population growth after 1950, as the construction of the Palisades... Read More >

West Group Law Attorneys Successfully Defend Challenge to Flow Control Law

Attorneys at West Group Law advised on one of the most significant decisions on flow control since the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision in United Haulers Ass’n v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 550 U.S. 330 (2007). In C&A Carbone et al. v County of Rockland et al. 08-cv-06459, the United States District Court... Read More >

West Group Law Attorneys’ Groundbreaking Model in P3 Project

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly referred to as “The Coliseum,” is located in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island in Nassau County, New York. The approximately 77-acre multi-purpose, publicly-owned sports and entertainment facility opened in 1972 and has since been home for the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders. Over its 41-year history,... Read More >