Lazarus & Silvyn, PC
Keri Silvyn is a zoning and land use attorney whose practice, Lazarus & Silvyn, P.C., emphasizes sustainable development and appropriate and responsible growth. Her work focuses on advising private developers and local governments on application of zoning codes, compliance with state statutes, compliance with current land use case law, and effective legal public/private partnerships. Greater Tucson Leadership selected Keri as the Tucson Woman of the Year for 2013. Keri is listed as one of America’s Leading Business Lawyers in the category of Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA by Chambers and Partners Publishers.
In addition to serving on many other boards and leadership groups, Keri is the co-founder of and immediate past chair of the board for Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT). The mission of this non-profit is to develop community-driven choices for living, working, learning, and playing in Tucson by connecting government, stakeholders, and business. Having created a regional vision for future growth and prosperity in the Tucson area modeled on “Envision Utah,” IGT is now working to implement that vision, focusing on transportation decisions, regional comprehensive and general plans, and educating the community about growth and community health. One of the exciting projects is the Tucson Regional Indicators Project (“TRIP”) to help the region create indicators of progress in achieving the vision.
Keri is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law. She lives with her husband, Jeff, and three children in Tucson.