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Eva C. Schneider focuses on real estate law and land use at Stroock. A former summer associate at Stroock, she has completed Pro Bono work for the firm as well as both commercial and multi-family property acquisitions.

Representative Matters

  • Represents community-based nonprofits
  • Represents commercial projects
  • Represents multi-family projects

Honors & Awards

  • Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar
  • Stein Scholar for Public Interest


  • Junior Board Member, Breaking Ground
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Pro Bono Advisory Council 
  • Secretary, Committee on Land Use Planning and Zoning, New York City Bar Association, 2019-2022


  • Co-author, "NYC Council Approves Modified SoHo/NoHo Rezoning," Stroock Client Alert, December 15, 2021
  • Co-author, "NYC Council Subcommittees Approve SoHo/NoHo Rezoning, With Modifications," Stroock Client Alert, December 9, 2021
  • Co-author, "New York Blood Center, Gowanus Rezoning Approved," Stroock Client Alert, November 10, 2021
  • Co-author, "UPDATE: Hotel Special Permit and SoHo/NoHo Rezoning are Approved by CPC," Stroock Client Alert, October 20, 2021
  • Co-author, “SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Application Certified by the City Planning Commission,” Stroock Client Alert, May 17, 2021
  • Co-author, "City-Wide Hotel Special Permit Text Amendment Application Update," Stroock Client Alert, May 3, 2021
  • Co-author, "Comprehensive Long-Term Planning or Top-Down Centralized Planning? The Debate Around Intro 2186," Stroock Client Alert, February 24, 2021
  • Co-author, "The Future Of NYC Land Use And Affordable Housing," Law360, February 17, 2021
  • Co-author, “2021 NYC Land Use & Zoning Prioritized Actions – Three Have January Milestone Dates,” Stroock Client Alert, January 7, 2021
  • Co-author, “What Commercial Landlords Should Know About the NY Damages Mitigation Bill,” Stoock Special Bulletin, July 30, 2020
  • Co-author, "NYC to Restart ULURP: What You Should Know," Stroock Special Bulletin, July 15, 2020
  • Co-author, “Timeline for Restarting NYC Development and Construction Begins to Take Shape,” Stroock Special Bulletin, May 18, 2020
  • Co-author, “Land Use and Planning During the State of Emergency: ULURP Freeze,” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 17, 2020
  • Co-author, "NY State Increases Transfer, Mansion Taxes for NYC," Real Estate Finance Journal, November 21, 2019
  • Co-author, "NYC Ballot Measure Likely Signals Modest Land Use Changes," Law360, November 20, 2019
  • Co-author, "NYC Voter Approve Land Use Ballot Measures," Stroock Special Bulletin, November 6, 2019
  • Co-author, “Charter Commission Approves Proposals That Could Reshape NYC Land Use and Zoning,” Stroock Special Bulletin, June 13, 2019
  • Co-author, “The Charter Commission 2019 Recommendations That Could Reshape NYC Land Use and Zoning,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 23, 2019
  • Co-author, “NY State Increases Transfer, Mansion Taxes for NYC,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 3, 2019
  • Co-author, “The Charter Proposals That Could Reshape NYC Land Use,” Commercial Observer, January 14, 2019
  • Co-author, “The Charter Commission 2019 Proposals That Could Reshape NYC Land Use and Zoning,” Stroock Special Bulletin, January 3, 2019
  • Author, “Disparate Impact Lacks an Impact: the Need for Pay for Success Programs to House Formerly Incarcerated People,” Fordham Urban Law Journal, 2017, Vol. 44, No. 2

Speeches & Events

  • Speaker, "NYC Land Use and Zoning — A Look Back and the New Way Forward," Real Estate Podcast, July 1, 2021


J.D., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law, 2018; Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar; Stein Scholar; Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude; Senior Articles Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 45

B.A., cum laude, Barnard College of Columbia University, 2013

Admitted To Practice

New York