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 Expert  728945

Expert in Real Estate Land Development, Entitlements, Feasibility Analysis, Zoning, Planning, Land Use


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert graduated from Dickinson College (B.A. with double major in Economics and Political Science; 1976) and Georgetown University Law School (J.D.; 1979). He has spent the last 25 years of his career both owning and operating real estate development companies and performing legal work in the areas of zoning, planning, environmental, corporate, administrative and real estate transactional law and has appeared before federal, state, county and local governmental agencies and boards on behalf of his own companies and other legal clients. Being both an experienced attorney and hands on owner of real estate development companies, Expert has a unique, extensive background and experience in the field of real estate development. Expert has conducted seminars for local zoning and planning board members and has served as an expert witness in litigation involving the land development process and specifically has offered his professional opinion on the financial feasibility of real estate development projects and the required actions that must be followed in order to professionally and properly develop commercial and residential real estate projects. He is available to travel throughout the United States and has represented both large corporations and mid-market development companies.
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commercial development

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construction contract

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development process

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economic analysis

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economic feasibility

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feasibility study

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financial analysis

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land

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land development

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land use

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land use environmental impact regulation

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land zoning

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market feasibility

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real estate

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real estate development

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administrative law

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asset recovery

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business

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business organization

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business plan

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business startup

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business strategy

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commercial business

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commercial law

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commercial real estate

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commercial real estate law

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community development

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construction

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contract law

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corporate finance

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corporate governance

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corporate law

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corporate real estate

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corporate turnaround

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employment law

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entertainment contract

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entertainment industry

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entertainment law

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entrepreneurship

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Environmental Protection Agency regulation

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environmental regulation

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exit planning

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fair housing act

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family business

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family limited partnership

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Family Medical Leave Act

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federal environmental regulation

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franchise law

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franchising

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government

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government regulation

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housing

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human resources

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industrial park

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industrial real estate

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insurance law

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joint venture

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labor law

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land condemnation

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land planning

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land treatment

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land use environmental impact

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law

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legal counsel

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legal ethics

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legal practice

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legislative affairs

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lien

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local government

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merger

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preliminary feasibility study

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property analysis

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property law

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real estate appraisal

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real estate brokering

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real estate contract

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real estate development environmental impact

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real estate law

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real property

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regulatory affairs

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residential housing

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residential property

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restaurant real estate

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small business

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state environmental regulation

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statutory law

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tort law

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wetland

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wetland permitting statute

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wetland statute


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Camden, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1979   J.D.   Real Estate, Land Development, Zoning, Planning, Environmental   Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C.  
1976   B.A.   Economics and Political Science Double Major   Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA   Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Owner, Managing Member

 

Serves as Managing Member of a successful real estate land development company. Handles all aspects from initial interest in raw land to project feasibility analysis, entitlements, site improvements, construction, sale.

1990 to 2002

 

Ravens Hill Construction Co., Inc.

 

Owner, Shareholder

 

Served as CEO of a successful real estate land development and building company. Handled all aspects from initial interest in raw land to project feasibility analysis, entitlements, site improvements, construction, sale.

1984 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Attorney

 

Attorney specializing in commercal and residential real estate development, zoning, planning, environmental and real estate transactional law.

1984 to 1989

 

Sills, Cummis, Zuckerman, Radin, Tischman & Epstein, P.C.

 

Partner

 

Co-Managing Partner in the Atlantic City office of 170 attorney firm handling casino, banking, real estate development and other business clients.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

ABA, NJBA, Builder's League of South Jersey

Licenses/Certifications

J.D., Member of the New Jersey, District of Columbia and Virginia Bars

Awards/Recognition

Phi Beta Kappa


Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Served as expert witness in real estate development litigation; wrote reports, attended depositions, testimony
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Potential involvement in land use matter.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Changing trends in real estate development and market analysis in recessionary economic times.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Conducted land development training seminars for local planning and zoning board members

Other Skills and Services

Real estate legal expertise and expert real estate development consulting.


 

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