Robert Beckelman is a shareholder at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. concentrating his practice in redevelopment, land use and zoning, affordable housing and related litigation. Mr. Beckelman represents real estate developers and property owners in connection with land use and zoning matters and disputes as well as municipalities as special redevelopment, housing or litigation counsel.
On the transactional side of his practice, Mr. Beckelman negotiates and drafts contracts, developer and tax abatement agreements, and advises on legal issues related to the preparation of redevelopment reports, plans and public documents. He advises clients on statutory and regulatory compliance aspects of redevelopment projects, eminent domain, municipal governance, state agency reviews and approvals, and affordable housing requirements.
On the litigation side, Mr. Beckelman appears in New Jersey Superior Court in land use, zoning, condemnation, commercial and civil litigation matters. He represents clients in appearances before local boards and agencies, governing bodies and state agencies. His experience also encompasses code enforcement issues, local government laws, procurement, public bidding and contracts, elections and lobbying laws, Tidelands and CAFRA issues, and municipal court matters.