Areas of Practice include:
Land Use & Zoning
W. Bradley Hunt joined Mackenzie Hughes in 2004 and is a partner in the
firm. His practice focuses on (1) commercial litigation and (2) zoning
and land use law.
Brad has broad commercial litigation experience. He has litigated cases
involving insurance coverage, real estate, zoning, environmental issues,
construction projects, and ERISA. He regularly handles appeals and has
successfully argued cases in the New York Court of Appeals as well as
the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
In addition to litigating, Brad represents clients seeking approvals
from municipal planning and zoning boards. He also has represented municipal
planning and zoning boards for several years.
Brad graduated with honors from Williams College 1993 and from the University
of Chicago Law School in 1997. After law school, Brad served as a law
clerk to Judge Pasco Bowman of the United States Court of Appeals for
the Eighth Circuit. Brad then practiced law for five years at Mayer Brown
in Chicago, one of the nation's leading law firms, where he litigated
complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the nation. He is
admitted to the bars of New York, Illinois, and several federal courts.
Brad lives in Syracuse with his wife and three sons. He is a graduate
of the Leadership Greater Syracuse program; has served as a director of
the Onondaga Historical Association; and is a volunteer with the Episcopal
Diocese of Central New York and Boy Scout Troop 1 in Syracuse. He enjoys
hiking in the Adirondacks and playing the guitar.