Carol E. Rosenthal is a partner specializing in land use and development with the law firm Fried Frank. She has guided developers, businesses and non-profit institutions in some of the City’s most significant and innovative development projects and through numerous discretionary land use approvals. She also advises on City and State public-private initiatives, housing, transportation and other development, and regularly represents clients in the transfer of development rights, government acquisitions, and turnkey developments.
Recent projects include the Whitney Museum in the development of its meatpacking site and the David Hammon’s installation scheduled for the fall; the Durst Organization’s VIA building and the 2.4 million square foot Hallet’s Point project; the reimagined public open space for 550 Madison Avenue; Time Equities’ 50 West Street site; and Alloy’s 80 Flatbush site.
Ms. Rosenthal fuses her passion for design, practicality and public policy with her legal expertise, and has a unique intersection of experience and skills needed to navigate the intricacies of the City’s land use landscape. In addition to her legal practice, among other activities, she is an Executive Trustee of the Citizen Budget Commission, on the Women’s Forum Planning Committee for her firm, and frequently speaks at conferences and seminars.