Benjamin A. Nadell

Benjamin A. Nadell

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (609) 452-3152

Primary Office

Princeton
650 College Road East
Suite 4000
Princeton, NJ 08540-6603

Benjamin A. Nadell

Associate

Benjamin A. Nadell

Benjamin Nadell is a zoning and land use attorney who advises clients on legal matters starting with the preparation of their site plan application, through the public approval process, and to coordinating resolution compliance and construction permits. Ben focuses on zoning and land use approvals, including redevelopment projects as well as site plan, subdivision and variance applications. His practice includes preparing real estate transactional documents such as purchase and sale agreements, construction agreements and release agreements. Ben also has experience with the preparation of complex easement agreements, the resolution of property boundary disputes, and the litigation of landlord/tenant matters. 

Before he entered private practice, Ben was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald L. Reisner in New Jersey Superior Court. Through his work at a prior firm, he served as in-house property counsel through a five-month secondment for a regional public utility company.

Experience

Select matters include representing:

  • A regional public utility company in obtaining a use variance and preliminary and final site plan approval to permit construction of a new electric utility substation in Gloucester Township.
  • Parties seeking preliminary and final site plan and subdivision approval for a mixed-use project with 201 market-rate units, ground-floor retail and a public park in Jersey City.
  • A regional public utility company seeking a permit to expand an existing electrical substation in the Borough of Woodlynne.
  • A regional public utility company seeking a permit for development of two new electrical substations in the City of Camden.
  • Parties seeking preliminary and final site plan and subdivision approval for 371 multi-family rental units and 156 townhouse units in the Borough of Somerville.
  • A commercial retail tenant in a prerogative writ action whereby the objector challenged a Borough of Fair Haven Planning Board approval. Secured a favorable judgment for the client.

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Best Lawyers in America list, Ones to Watch, Land Use and Zoning Law, 2020 to 2021

Named to the Monmouth County Top Lawyers list, Land Use and Environmental Law, Monmouth Health and Life, 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

Monmouth County Bar Association

Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, 2014

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Rutgers Law Review
  • First Year Legal Writing Award
  • Richard L. Barbour, Jr. Memorial Award
  • Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund Civilian Award
  • Student Attorney, Federal Prisoner Re-Entry Project

B.A., cum laude, Temple University, 2011

  • Panel Member, Temple University Disciplinary Committee

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Clerkships

Judge Ronald L. Reisner, New Jersey Superior Court

Benjamin Nadell is a zoning and land use attorney who advises clients on legal matters starting with the preparation of their site plan application, through the public approval process, and to coordinating resolution compliance and construction permits. Ben focuses on zoning and land use approvals, including redevelopment projects as well as site plan, subdivision and variance applications. His practice includes preparing real estate transactional documents such as purchase and sale agreements, construction agreements and release agreements. Ben also has experience with the preparation of complex easement agreements, the resolution of property boundary disputes, and the litigation of landlord/tenant matters. 

Before he entered private practice, Ben was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald L. Reisner in New Jersey Superior Court. Through his work at a prior firm, he served as in-house property counsel through a five-month secondment for a regional public utility company.