Christopher Slowik started in Stuart Klein’s office in 2005 as a law school student intern, and has worked closely with Stu ever since, as an associate, as of-counsel, and now as Stu’s partner. Chris has deep experience in all of the firm’s practice areas, including civil litigation in contract, tort, and civil rights matters and appeals in the appellate courts of New York State and in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. He is experienced in filing zoning applications before the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals; representing architects, engineers, and construction professionals in licensure and disciplinary matters, including advocacy at the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings; filing applications to the New York City Department of Buildings for approvals of building and zoning code interpretations; challenging decisions of state and city agencies in Article 78 proceedings; negotiating of construction licenses; and initiation and defense of proceedings under Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law 881. Chris is experienced in the analysis of difficult property law questions involving easements, encroachments, deed restrictions and covenants, equitable servitudes, and adverse possession.
Prior to his legal career, Chris held positions as a developer and project manager at Intraspect Software and as a manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Global Knowledge Management team. Chris is an Elder and former member of Session of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn.