Bob Sitkowski is a lawyer who focuses his practice on the legal aspects of smart growth, sustainable development, and new urbanism. 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’s also a registered architect and a certified planner, 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 extensively about legal aspects of form-based codes, while speaking on this and related land use law topics at national meetings and symposia. He is a past winner of the American Planning Association’s R. Marlin Smith Writing Competition and a past recipient of the “New Leaders of the Law” award presented by the Connecticut Law Tribune.