Mr. Reilly concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with a particular concentration in condemnation and eminent domain matters. His representation of property owners and public entities in this area includes challenges to government takings of private property, commission hearings and jury trials to determine just compensation, allocation hearings and inverse condemnation. He has briefed and argued before the Appellate Division and Supreme Court of New Jersey, and has briefed before the United States Supreme Court, on condemnation matters.
Mr. Reilly’s litigation experience also encompasses other real estate matters, including prerogative writ challenges to redevelopment area designations and plans, local commercial property tax appeals, environmental cost recovery and contribution actions, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, environmental insurance coverage matters, construction litigation, consumer fraud claims and quiet title actions. He has counseled and represented clients in jury and non-jury trials, at administrative hearings, and in appeals.
Mr. Reilly is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. Prior to entering private practice, he served for sixteen years as a New Jersey Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety.