Thomas J. O'Connor

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Thomas J. O'Connor

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Rutgers College (B.A., 1977)
Rutgers University School of Law-Newark (J.D., 1980)
Chairman of the Rutgers University School of Law Moot Court Board

Thomas J. O'Connor


Mr. O'Connor is a Senior Partner and has been with the firm since 1981. His primary area of expertise is land use and real estate development. He has extensive experience representing developers and business owners requiring Federal, State, and local governmental approvals for a wide range of commercial, industrial and residential projects, often involving very large and complex development applications.

He has been actively involved for many years in the expanding areas of urban redevelopment, brownfields, ecommerce, transit villages and affordable housing.

In addition to appearing before planning and zoning boards throughout North Jersey, Mr. O'Connor has been very active in representing clients for over 40 years in matters before the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) and its predecessor the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission. He has served on various advisory committees to the NJSEA and the Meadowlands Commission for proposed regulatory amendments and special projects. Mr. O'Connor co-authored the "Meadowlands" chapter in the New Jersey Environmental Law Handbook.

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State of New Jersey (1980)
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1980)


New Jersey State Bar Association, Land Use Law Section
Hudson County Bar Association

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