Bob Sitkowski serves as an Attorney to the University, focusing on real estate. Prior to joining the University, he was in private practice, where he focused on the legal aspects of sustainable development. He has significant experience in evaluating, drafting, and implementing land development regulations, and in representing developers, landowners, municipalities, and advocacy groups in land use matters. He is also a registered architect, a certified planner, and a LEED AP, earning a Bachelor of Architecture in Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Bob has written and presented extensively on land use law topics at regional and national meetings and symposia. He is the co-author of From Sprawl to Sustainability (American Bar Association, 2010), a past recipient of the “New Leaders of the Law” award presented by the Connecticut Law Tribune, a founding member (and present Executive Committee member) of the Form-Based Codes Institute, and a past winner of the American Planning Association’s R. Marlin Smith Writing Competition.