Katharine "Kate" Coffey assists clients with commercial and multi-family development and redevelopment, including land use and zoning, rezoning, the New Jersey Highlands, affordable housing, redevelopment law and financial incentives, real estate transactions, liquor license transfers, and related litigation.
Kate works with developers from the inception of their project, beginning with negotiation and drafting of purchase agreements and leases, and sees a project through its approvals and entitlements from local planning and zoning boards and state agencies. She also has significant experience in state and local incentive programs, including Grow NJ tax credits and Economic Redevelopment and Growth grants administered by the NJEDA, long term and short term tax exemptions, redevelopment area bonding and environmental opportunity zone tax exemptions.
Kate also focuses on condominium sponsorship and conversion and serves as outside general counsel to commercial and residential condominium associations.
Chosen as one of the New Jersey Law Journal's 2016 New Leaders of the Bar
Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate, 2013-2016
Morris County Bar Association Young Lawyers Mock Trial Competition winner, 2008
Washington and Lee University Alumni Association, Northern New Jersey Chapter, President
International Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood, 2002-Present