Guy K. Krogh was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and was admitted to the New York State bar in 1990. Mr. Krogh attended Kenyon College and Syracuse University, While at Syracuse University he was Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and the author of “The Satellite Competition Debate: An Analysis of FCC Policy and an Argument in Support of Open Competition,” 40 Syracuse Law Review 867 (1989), for which he received the Robert M. Anderson Publication Award. Mr. Krogh is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Tompkins County Bar Association, as well as the New York State Bar Association Sections/Committees on Municipal Law and Business Law. Mr. Krogh’s practice is concentrated in corporate and commercial transactions and municipal and governmental law and defense. Mr. Krogh also serves as a special prosecutor for District Attorney’s Offices in multiple counties, focusing principally upon administrative law, zoning and code enforcement, animal law, and other municipally-based issues and offenses.
Mr. Krogh currently serves as an attorney for the Towns of Caroline, Danby, Enfield, Genoa, Ithaca, and Lansing, as well as the Villages of Interlaken and Trumansburg. Mr. Krogh serves as counsel to the Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission, as special counsel to other towns and villages in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier areas of New York, and as special counsel to several public authorities and intermunicipal agencies. Mr. Krogh also regularly advises municipal groups and New York State Legislators upon the impact of municipal issues and New York State Legislative Bills, and has taught the CPCU Certification course on Business Law at the Tompkins-Cortland Community College. Mr. Krogh is also outside counsel for several local and national corporate and not-for-profit clients, handling commercial and corporate acquisitions, land developments, and tax and liability issues under New York law, international compacts, and EU Directives. Mr. Krogh is also a frequent public, private, and CLE speaker upon topics pertaining to corporations and municipal law. Engagements include presentations upon road use laws and agreements, moratoria and home rule, telecommunications law, zoning and planning law, start-up companies, internet law and the DMCA, the limits of land use review and conditions, SEQRA, nuances in variance review, alternative energy siting, and host of related topics over the past 30 years.
Mr. Krogh is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Inc. (and served on such Board for 18 years), the past President of the Tompkins County Bar Association, Inc., and also served as a Director for the Community Arts Partnership, Inc. Mr. Krogh has been seated on or worked for many regional and national non-profit entities over the past 25 years.