September, 2019: Congratulations to Ross A. Unruh and Andrew D.H. Rau, who were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the field of Land Use and Zoning Law.
Andrew Rau has more than two decades of experience as lead solicitor and counsel for both municipal bodies and private clients. His practice includes municipal, governmental and public education law, as well as land use, zoning and real estate development. Andy advises non-profit corporations, business improvement districts, and other organizations with unique and specialized business and regulatory needs. He assists developers with their most unique and sophisticated plans, including redevelopment projects. He has developed ordinances and gained approvals for projects ranging from custom single unit initiatives to larger mixed use developments in town centers.
Ross Unruh is a founding member of Unruh Turner Burke & Frees. He has been practicing law for over forty-five years. During that time, Ross has focused his practice in the areas of land use, municipal, and school law. His clients include land developers and land owner applicants, townships, zoning hearing boards, and municipal authorities.
Best Lawyers is considered among the premier resources for finding legal talent in the United States and abroad. The 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5% of attorneys practicing in the U.S. as organized by state, city and practice area. This year’s 2020 Edition includes more than 145 practice areas.