Scott P. Olson

Of Counsel

phone (518) 438-9907 (Ext. 258)
fax (518) 438-9914


Scott P. Olson

Mr. Olson has been a strong advocate for the wireless communications industry since the mid-1990’s. He has successfully represented international tower companies and FCC licensed communications carriers in numerous communities throughout the state of New York in connection with obtaining necessary land use and zoning approvals for wireless communications facilities. He has also represented telecommunications clients involving various mergers and acquisition projects.

Mr. Olson continues to represent and assist clients in the wireless industry with respect to lease negotiation, environmental review, land use and zoning and litigation.

Mr. Olson’s practice involves regular appearances before local municipal boards and agencies in furtherance of obtaining necessary right to build permits and approvals for clients. As a land use and zoning attorney, Mr. Olson has substantial experience navigating through the often comprehensive local land-use zoning laws as well as reviewing and preparing Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements, Findings Statements and various documents required by the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”).

Mr. Olson also has significant experience securing right-to-build permits and approvals for more than 3,100,000 square feet of commercial development in upstate New York, including expansion of Carousel Center and Crossgates Mall, regional shopping centers.

Bar Admissions

New York, 1994
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1994
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2013


Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York (1993) -Juris Doctorate
Honors: Cum Laude

State University of New York at Geneseo, (1989) – B. S.
Honors: Cum Laude;

Recipient of 1987-1988 Upstate Rugby Union of New York Academic Athlete of the Year Award

Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry

Legal Assistant Information

Lisa M. Gorman, 518-438-9907 x. 233