Specialties also include extensive construction and contract litigation; all phases of real estate development for subdivisions, site plans and variances for residential development, condominium development (residential and commercial), shopping centers, industrial facilities, commercial and office buildings, restaurants, franchise food facilities, and various franchise operations; construction of such facilities and heavy construction. Appearances before zoning boards of adjustment, planning boards, governing bodies and courts involving all areas of prerogative writs.
Representation of private parties in transactions involving historic preservation and open space dedication on state and local levels. Representation of property owners regarding ad valoren tax appeals. Specialties also include compliance with and defense relating to Barrier Free Subcodes and Access to Public Accommodations, state and local property condemnation, as well as construction and contract litigation.
Served 13 years as Chief Legal Officer for Middlesex County’s largest municipality. Responsible for the oversight and prosecution of all Township legal affairs. Provided advice to elected officials, Department Heads and statutory officers; drafted municipal laws and regulations. Litigated employment matters, complex construction disputes, land use disputes, hundreds of eminent domain proceedings, tax appeals and police matters