PHILADELPHIA (February 8, 2021) – Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP is pleased to announce that Steve R. Bertil, a zoning and land use associate in the firm’s Real Estate and Finance Department, was recently appointed to the Upper Darby Township Planning Commission by Mayor Barbarann Keffer.
“I look forward to lending my expertise and advising on upcoming land developments, the zoning code and the Home Rule Charter for the township,” Bertil said of his appointment.
Bertil focuses his real estate practice on representing businesses, developers, investors, property owners, and community associations on matters related to real estate development, zoning and land use, government and regulatory affairs, community development, code violations, commercial litigation and tax assessment appeals. He has acted as in-house counsel to the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Housing and Community Development, the Commerce Department, and the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity; advising these City agencies on federal, state, and local laws and regulations that involve housing and economic development.
He received his J.D. from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and his B.A. and M.P.H. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.