NEIL R. MARCUS is a principal in Cohen and Wolf's Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Municipal and Family Law Groups. Resident in the firm's Danbury office, Mr. Marcus practices in the areas of commercial real estate, planning & zoning, and family law. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut; the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
Mr. Marcus is a member of the American, Connecticut and Danbury Bar Associations. He served on and chaired the Land Use Committee of the Danbury Bar Association, and served on the Judiciary Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association. He also served on the Danbury Regional Advisory Board of the former Bank of New England and on the Danbury Regional Advisory Board of First Fidelity Bank.
Mr. Marcus is a former member of the Danbury Hospital and Danbury Health Systems Board of Directors and served as Chairman from 1987 to 1991 and from 1999 to 2003. He is a member of the State of Connecticut Milk Regulation Board and a member of the Wooster School Board of Trustees since 1984. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Chairman of Leadership Giving for the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation. Mr. Marcus is active in many community-based social service organizations including Interlude, Inc. and the United Way of Northern Fairfield County.
Mr. Marcus is recognized by Connecticut Super Lawyers (2012-2016, 2018) for his work in the area of Land Use/Zoning.
Mr. Marcus received his B.A. in 1969 from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. in 1973 from New York University.