Rachel A. Scelfo is counsel to Farrell Fritz concentrating in land use, zoning, municipal and environmental law. She contributes to the firm's Long Island Land Use & Zoning blog.
Ms. Scelfo represents clients before various municipal boards, including zoning and planning boards and handles applications for site plan review, subdivisions, and variances in towns and villages throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. She also represents clients in litigation matters involving the towns and villages.
Ms. Scelfo serves as counsel to the zoning boards for the Villages of Old Field and Plandome Manor. She also serves as counsel to the planning boards of Old Field and Plandome Manor, as well as Plandome Manor's Design Review Board.
Ms. Scelfo is also a member of the Babylon Village Zoning Board, and is a volunteer docent for the Babylon Village Historical Society.
Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Ms. Scelfo was a Senior Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Babylon, where she served as counsel to the Town of Babylon Zoning Board. She also served the Town as a Special Assistant District Attorney, prosecuting Town Code violations.
Ms. Scelfo received her Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law and her Master's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Policy from SUNY Stony Brook. Ms. Scelfo also earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from SUNY Stony Brook.