Amanda M. Curley is an associate on the Land Use team at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. Ms. Curley focuses her practice on all aspects of land use, redevelopment and related litigation.
Ms. Curley advises property owners, developers and institutional investors in connection with complex land use, development, redevelopment and permitting matters for residential, commercial, and industrial development projects of all sizes. She assists clients in obtaining site plan, subdivision, variance and related approvals and regularly appears before municipal boards across the State of New Jersey. Ms. Curley is also knowledgeable in the State’s affordable housing laws and assists developers in affordable housing matters. On the redevelopment side, Ms. Curley negotiates redevelopment agreements with municipal agencies in New Jersey. She is well versed in the State’s eminent domain law and has extensive experience working on condemnation projects throughout New Jersey.
Prior to joining Wilentz in 2019, Ms. Curley practiced at regional law firms where she focused on land use, transactional real estate, eminent domain and liquor license law. She served as a clerk to the Honorable Maureen B. Mantineo in the Superior Court of New Jersey from 2012-2013, during her temporary assignment to the Appellate Division.
Ms. Curley is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law - Newark, where she served as Managing Editor of the Rutgers Business Law Review. While attending law school, she clerked for the Office of the Hudson County Counsel, where she prepared briefs and assisted in trial preparation at the state and federal level. She graduated from Lafayette College, cum laude, in 2009, where she was a division 1 athlete.
Ms. Curley serves as a Director for the New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Section.