Connell Foley LLP, a leading regional commercial law firm, is seeking an experienced Real Estate Associate for its Jersey City office. Qualified applicants must have 2-5 years of experience to work on Real Estate, Land Use and Corporate matters based out of the Jersey City office. Candidates must be admitted in New Jersey; New York admission is a plus. Work experience and references are required.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:
  • Land Use Laws and Regulations;
  • Redevelopment Laws and Regulations;
  • Permitting and Approvals with Planning and Zoning Boards;
  • Zoning Changes;
  • Riparian and Condemnation Issues;
  • Transactional Work;
  • Construction and Acquisition Financing;
  • Real Property Tax Appeals;
  • Condominium Formation;
  • Entity Formation and Financing;
  • Contractual Negotiations;
  • Acquisitions/Dispositions;
  • Corporate Governance;
  • Succession Planning.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Ability and desire to learn and embrace new skills and best practices as the position and substantive area evolves;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team;
  • Ability to develop new relationships and foster teamwork at all levels;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving and oral and written communication skills.

Connell Foley LLP offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including profit sharing, 401(k), and medical and dental coverage.