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 New Jersey real estate 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 contracts, construction agreements and commercial lease agreements. Ben also has extensive experience with the formulation 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 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, New Jersey.
  • Obtaining General Development Plan approval for a 440-acre property in Salem County, New Jersey to permit the development of an industrial park consisting of warehouse, distribution and wholesale uses.
  • Representing a 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, New Jersey.
  • Securing use variance relief from Pennsauken Township, New Jersey to permit the development of an industrial and retail use at an existing warehouse property.
  • Representing a developer 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, New Jersey.
  • Representing a public utility company seeking a permit to expand an existing electrical substation in the Borough of Woodlynne, New Jersey.
  • Obtaining site plan approval for a public utility company authorizing the development of two new electrical substations in the City of Camden, New Jersey.
  • Representing a commercial retail tenant in a prerogative writ action whereby the objector challenged an approval by the Borough of Fair Haven Planning Board in New Jersey. Secured a favorable judgment for the client.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Benjamin A. Nadell was included in the 2022 list of Rising Stars by NJ Super Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Benjamin A. Nadell was included in the 2020 to 2021 Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch List, Land Use and Zoning Law. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Benjamin A. Nadell was named to the Monmouth County Top Lawyers list, Land Use and Environmental Law, Monmouth Health and Life, 2018. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.healthandlifemags.com/monmouth-countys-top-lawyers-2018/. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Memberships and Affiliations

Member, Monmouth County Bar Association

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Board Member, Herbie Cohen Memorial Fund

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

Firm Involvement

Associates Committee

Clerkships

Judge Ronald L. Reisner, New Jersey Superior Court

Benjamin Nadell is a New Jersey real estate 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 contracts, construction agreements and commercial lease agreements. Ben also has extensive experience with the formulation 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.