Mr. Boring is a Senior Associate and a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Energy and Natural Resources practice areas.
Mr. Boring’s practice focuses on zoning, land use, real estate development, and all aspects of local governance. He is a skilled advocate for real estate developers, leveraging his extensive background as a municipal solicitor to effectively navigate complex laws and regulations, and facilitate the necessary approvals for major land development projects. His unique insights, combined with his meticulous approach and in-depth knowledge, make him a trusted legal advisor in the realm of real estate and land use controls.
In addition to representing private clients, he has represented numerous municipalities and municipal authorities throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania and continues to serve as the municipal solicitor to Carnegie Borough, Reserve Township, and Sewickley Borough.
- Zoning and Land Use
- Real Estate Development
- Property Tax Assessment Appeals
- Energy and Natural Resources
- Public Sector Law
- J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 2015
- B.A., Political Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011
- B.A., Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011
Professional & Community Activities
- Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
- Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Represents solar energy development and investment companies in navigating zoning and land use regulations to permit large-scale development of major solar energy systems in communities throughout Western Pennsylvania.
- Represented a national retail chain developer in preparing a preferential zoning map amendment and facilitating its enactment by the city council to permit commercial retail development.
- Successfully argued before a panel of judges of the Commonwealth Court, defending a Third-Class City against an exclusionary zoning challenge, as well as defending a Borough Council against a challenge to a land use approval for commercial development.
- Extensive experience in real estate tax assessment appeals and tax exemption matters, including settling an appeal of a real estate tax exemption application concerning a property valued at over $35 million by negotiating a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) to mitigate the reduction in tax revenue while avoiding protracted litigation.
- Represented municipal authorities dealing with a wide range of issues including capital improvement projects, service area modifications and expansions, construction contract disputes, and large-scale residential and commercial development.