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Stephen R. Nehmad

Stephen Nehmad is widely recognized throughout New Jersey and nationally for his significant accomplishments as one of the region’s leading attorneys in the area of land use and real estate development law. Steve has represented numerous national companies, shopping centers and casinos, as well as regional real estate developers in various land use matters throughout the state.

Steve concentrates his practice primarily on sophisticated and complex commercial and residential development and redevelopment projects and his experience spans a wide range of legal practice areas, including civil litigation in the trial courts and appellate courts in New Jersey. Steve regularly advises clients how to navigate the economic realities of largescale real estate development, but also guides clients in projects of all sizes and levels of complexity, including residential development, retail, office buildings, shopping centers, and mixed-use developments.

Steve has a comprehensive understanding of New Jersey’s legislative and regulatory hierarchy as it pertains to supporting and incentivizing development and economic growth, as well as preserving and protecting open space uses for future generations.

Steve considers himself to be an effective and practical advocate for his clients and looks out for their long-term interests by keeping informed on all topics related to the New Jersey real estate community.

A graduate of Temple University and the Temple University School of law, Steve also represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, condemnation and tax appeals.

He is a member of the board of the Atlantic-Cape Community College Foundation, and the Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1975
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1975


  • Temple University School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1975
  • Temple University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers
  • Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation (Board Member, 1987-Present)

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