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 commercial litigation as well as zoning
and municipal law.
Brad has litigated a wide range of commercial cases involving subjects
including insurance coverage, real estate, zoning, environmental regulation,
construction projects, intra-company disputes, employment agreements,
and retirement benefits. 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, and he has also represented
planning and zoning boards for years. In addition, he has litigated many
cases involving municipal, 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 and serves on the board of
directors of the University Neighborhood Preservation Association. He
enjoys running, hiking, and trying to play a variety of musical instruments.