Victoria L. Polidoro


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Location Rhinebeck, New York
Phone +1 (845) 473-7766
Fax +1 (845) 473-7790

Victoria L. Polidoro is an associate in the firm and practices primarily in environmental, land use and municipal law. 

Ms. Polidoro represents private developers, municipalities, not-for-profit entities and public agencies. She currently serves as planning board attorney for the Town of Dover and Village of Fishkill and as assistant planning board attorney for the Town of Hyde Park.  She has experience representing public and private clients in connection with a wide variety of matters including planning and zoning matters, contracts and grant agreements, environmental compliance, drafting and preparation of local laws, special district proceedings, inter-municipal agreements, easement and real estate matters, and historic preservation issues.  

Ms. Polidoro studied at the Pace Land Use Law Center throughout law school and was a senior associate on the Pace Environmental Law Review.  She now participates in the Land Use Law Center's Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program as a facilitator and lecturer during its training programs for local officials. 

Ms. Polidoro has also lectured on the topic of land use law at a Continuing Legal Education course for attorneys.

Her publications on the topic of land use and municipal law include:

"Hydrofracking: Disturbances Both Geological and Political: Who Decides?," John R. Nolon and Victoria L. Polidoro, 44 Urb. Law. 507 (forthcoming 2012)

"Examining TDR in New York: Why Isn't It Working? What are the Obstacles? Can They be Overcome?," John R. Nolon and Victoria L. Polidoro, N.Y. Zoning Law and Practice Report (2006)

"The Planning and Zoning Clerk Municipal Planning Primer," Edward Buroughs & Victoria Polidoro, editors, Westchester County Department of Planning (2006)

Ms. Polidoro is a member of the Dutchess County Bar Association, Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association, and the New York Bar Association (Environmental and Municipal Law Sections). 

She received her J.D. magna cum laude from Pace University School of Law in 2007 and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2003.