Steven J. Tripp - Land Use Attorney in NJ
New Jersey and The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1980
J.D., Boston University, 1980
B.A., Union College, 1977
Steven J. Tripp is a Shareholder at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., Chair of the Land Use Team, and member of the firm’s management committee. He focuses his practice on land use and redevelopment, regularly appearing before planning boards, zoning boards of adjustment and municipal governing bodies, as well as county and state agencies. He handles all aspects of the land development process, including site plans, subdivisions, variances, access permits, areas in need of redevelopment determinations and redevelopment plans. He negotiates agreements with governmental entities relating to the development of land. His practice encompasses all types of development projects in various industry sectors including commercial, office, industrial, warehouse, healthcare and residential.
Mr. Tripp's litigation practice includes actions in lieu of prerogative writs involving decisions of planning boards, zoning boards of adjustment and other governmental entities, as well as challenges to municipal ordinances and governmental actions regarding the redevelopment process.
Mr. Tripp also counsels both developers and financial institutions in connection with due diligence reviews relating to the permitting and approval process and its impact on land acquisition and financing.
Mr. Tripp is a frequent lecturer and a panelist in Institute for Continuing Legal Education programs and seminars before a variety of organizations, on land use and related topics.
Mr. Tripp is a Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Land Use Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is also a contributing author of Commercial Real Estate Transactions in New Jersey (ICLE, 2006 Edition).
Area of Emphasis:
Representation of clients before municipal, county, state and federal agencies regarding development of land, as well as related litigation.
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