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Chauncey L. Walker

Chauncey L. Walker
Chauncey L. Walker

AB, Harvard College
LLB, Columbia Law School

Areas of Concentration:
Real Estate and Land Use Law

Mobile: (914) 424-1979

Chauncey L. Walker, a member of the Law School’s Board of Visitors, served the Law School as Associate Dean for Administration and Community Relations from January 1, 2009 to July 31, 2014. Prior to that he served as the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration. Before becoming Associate Dean, Walker was a partner in the White Plains firm of Cuddy & Feder LLP, representing developers, buyers, sellers, lenders, borrowers, and landlords in commercial real estate transactions involving shopping centers, office buildings, apartment buildings, and golf courses. In addition, Walker has extensive experience representing participants in historic preservation controversies. He is a former partner of the New York City firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. He served as a member of the Executive Committee of Kelley Drye & Warren and of the Management Committee of Cuddy & Feder. Professor Walker has been an Adjunct Professor at Pace Law School since 1999 and served as Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence in Real Estate Law at Pace Law School from January 1, 2005 until November 1, 2006.

Walker is admitted to practice in the states of New York and California, and in the United States District Court for both the southern and eastern districts of New York. He is a former member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, a member of the New York City Bar Association, and a former member and Director of the Westchester County Bar Association.

He served for many years in a variety of volunteer positions with an affiliate and constituents of the American Lung Association, including three years as Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Lung Association of New York State (subsequently merged into the American Lung Association of the Northeast). He is a former member and past president of the Rotary Club of White Plains and a member of the Rotary Club of Rhinebeck, NY; past member of the Board of Directors and vice president of the YMCA of White Plains; and past president and member of the board of trustees’ founders board of the White Plains Performing Arts Center.  Mr. Walker is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Rhinebeck, NY.


"Regulatory Takings, Historic Preservation, and Property Rights Since Penn Central: The Move Toward Greater Protection," 4 Fordham Environmental Law Journal 3 (1995) (with Scott D. Avitable).

"Assuring Subdivision Approval Prior to Purchase," New York Real Estate Law Reporter, Volume VIII, Number 11 (September 1994), at 7.

"Unhistoric Landmarks Threaten Historic Ones," Newsday, July 23, 1991, at 85.

"Landmark: Cases Need Expertise," National Law Journal, May 28, 1990, at 17.

"Competing Social Demands Often Are Neglected in Preservation Battles," 2 New York Real Estate Law Reporter 7 (May 1988).

"Historic Preservation and the Institutional Owner," 14 The Journal of College and University Law 1 (Summer 1987) (with Marcia A. Israeloff).

Contribution, "How to Evaluate and Nominate Designed Historic Landscapes," National Register Bulletin #18, Department of the Interior (National Park Service) (1987).

"Viewpoint," Preservation News, August 1984.