Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is pleased to welcome Robert Beckelman as a Shareholder in the firm’s Redevelopment, Land Use and Real Estate practice teams, joining the firm's statewide multi-disciplinary redevelopment practice.
For close to two decades Mr. Beckelman has represented developers, property owners and municipalities throughout New Jersey in connection with land use and zoning, redevelopment, and affordable housing matters as well as in related litigation and appeals.
Mr. Beckelman has represented clients undertaking redevelopment projects, including litigation related to those projects, as well as other redevelopment and land use litigation, working for developers, property owners and municipalities throughout New Jersey, including significant projects in Asbury Park, Carteret, Emerson, Long Branch, Maplewood, Millville, Morristown, Netcong, Newark, South Bound Brook, Stanhope, Trenton, West Orange, Wildwood, Woodbridge and Wood-Ridge. He has also provided counsel or litigation services to special improvement districts in Atlantic City, Bergenfield, East Hanover, Flemington, Keyport, Livingston, Morristown, Red Bank, Seaside Heights, Springfield, Teaneck, Toms River, and Wildwood.
Mr. Beckelman graduated from Rutgers Law School in 2000, and earned his B.A. from Rutgers University, with high honors, in 1997, and clerked for The Honorable John J. Hughes, US Magistrate Judge, District Court of New Jersey. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey.