Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy, P.C.
Hampton Roads VA Attorneys Sykes, Bourdon
Howard R. Sykes, Jr.
R. Edward Bourdon, Jr.
Jon M. Ahern
Kirk B. Levy
L. Steven Emmert
James T. Cromwell
Michael J. Levy
Jacqueline A. Fink

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Michael J. Levy


Mr. Levy’s practice focuses on issues related to zoning, land use, commercial development and real estate investments.  He is experienced in representing clients before public hearings of such entities as the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, City Council and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Board (CBPA).  Having served as a Marine Corps Officer in the field of Air Traffic Control and Airfield Base Operations, Mr. Levy has a unique understanding of certain land use issues affecting Hampton Roads, including Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and Aircraft Noise Zones (AICUZ).


Represented developers in obtaining rezonings, conditional use permits, expansions of nonconformities and text amendments to municipal ordinances as required for the development of shopping centers, hotels, offices and other commercial and mixed use projects.

Represented a wide variety of clients in the purchase and financing of commercial and residential projects.

Counsel to a national telecommunications client in its acquisition of easements and leases required for the maintenance of telecommunications towers and related assets.

Coordinated and analyzed the application of zoning ordinances in over 300 localities across the country to properties being purchased in a multi-billion dollar transaction.

Prior to joining Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy as an associate, Mr. Levy was associated with Troutman Sanders in Virginia Beach and Covington & Burling in Washington, DC.


Mr. Levy received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce; Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from University of Southern California and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.  He is admitted to practice before the Bars of Virginia, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.


Mr. Levy is an experienced speaker on land use law for CLE accreditation for attorneys.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Family Services of Tidewater.


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