Wendell A. Smith - Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

Wendell A. Smith

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 732-476-2420

Mr. Smith focuses his practice on community association law, planned real estate development and land use.  He has practiced real estate law for over fifty years, and is widely recognized as one of New Jersey’s preeminent authorities on the legal issues impacting condominiums and common interest communities. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has focused on preventative law and provided practical and sophisticated representation to developers, lending institutions, and hundreds of condominium, cooperative and other common interest communities, including conversions, golf and tennis communities, retirement communities, congregate care facilities and dockominiums.  His comprehensive experience in land use issues and planned real estate development includes large mixed-use projects and high rise buildings as well as active adult, golf course and resort communities. He assists clients in navigating the complexities associated with distressed common interest communities, and adeptly provides counsel on issues arising during the transition from developer to unit owner control.

Mr. Smith frequently serves as an expert witness in community association litigation, both as a court appointee and at the request of private litigants, and has also served as a custodial receiver for conversion projects.

Johns Hopkins UniversityBA 1954University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1959
American College of Real Estate LawyersCollege of Community Association Lawyers of the Community Associations InstituteCommunity Associations Institute, New Jersey Chapter Holmdel Theatre Company at the Duncan Smith TheaterBayshore Community Hospital FoundationAmerican Bar FoundationJohns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins MedicineAmerican Bar AssociationCommunity Associations InstituteCommunity Associations Institute Research Foundation

Office Location

Metro Corporate Campus One
99 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830-2712
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Woodbridge Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Woodbridge Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Newark Metro Area
Wendell A. Smith has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Wendell A. Smith has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Wendell A. Smith has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Condominiums, Development, Land Use, Master Planned Communities, Real Estate, Zoning)
Real Estate Law (Community Associations, Condominiums, Land Use, Planned Real Estate, Zoning)