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 municipal law.
Brad has broad commercial litigation experience in state and federal
courts. He has litigated cases involving insurance coverage, real estate,
zoning, environmental protection, construction projects, closely held
companies, employment agreements, retirement benefits, and a wide variety
of commercial contracts. He regularly handles appeals and has successfully
argued cases in federal appellate courts, the New York Court of Appeals,
and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
In the area of municipal law, Brad represents clients seeking approvals
from municipal planning and zoning boards. He also has represented planning
and zoning boards for years. In addition, he has litigated a wide variety
of municipal cases involving zoning and civil rights issues.
Brad graduated from Williams College 1993 and 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.
Brad lives in Syracuse with his wife and three sons. He is a graduate
of the Leadership Greater Syracuse program; he serves on the board of
directors of the University Neighborhood Preservation Association; and
he is active in St. James Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of
Central New York. He enjoys hiking and making music.