Land Use Associate Attorney – Parsippany, NJ

Position Overview

Day Pitney's Real Estate, Environmental & Land Use group is seeking associates with a minimum of 4 years of land use experience to join our growing team in our Parsippany, NJ office.

Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in complex land use and zoning matters, including municipal and county planning board and zoning board applications and hearings. Experience in land use, zoning, affordable housing, redevelopment, municipal, and/or transactional law is preferred. Experience with commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and financing matters, is a plus. Experience representing commercial real estate developers and institutional investors is also a plus.

Environmental and Land Use group represents developers, sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants, and lenders in connection with the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of real estate and related financing. Our team offers a full spectrum of legal services and provides legal counsel to a broad range of commercial enterprises, including financial institutions, utilities (energy, water, telecommunications), Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing companies, academic institutions, hospitality and retail companies, religious organizations, lending institutions, property owners, and real estate developers.

Day Pitney offers a hybrid in-office / remote work schedule to provide our attorneys greater flexibility.


  • Minimum of 4 years of demonstrated land use experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication and client-facing skills
  • Team-oriented with an emphasis on collaboration
  • Excellent technical, professional and client service skills
  • Effective and efficient problem solving capabilities with the ability to work independently and proactively, and to develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs
  • NJ Bar admission in good standing

About Day Pitney

Day Pitney, an East Coast-based law firm with national and international reach, has approximately 300 attorneys in 13 offices in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Washington, DC. Day Pitney's Corporate, Litigation, and Trusts and Estates attorneys represent a variety of clients from individuals to Fortune 500companies. Since 1902, Day Pitney has been working collaboratively and effectively with clients in a wide range of industries, including Energy and Utilities; Financial Services; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Insurance and Reinsurance; Intellectual Property and Technology; Family Office Practice; Real Estate and Environmental; and Tax Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving. Day Pitney's lawyers provide deep bench knowledge and experience and work seamlessly across disciplines to guide our clients through the evolving legal landscape. For more information on Day Pitney, visit

Diversity & Inclusion

Day Pitney is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We foster diversity within our firm and the communities in which we live and work. Diversity is one of the firm's core values. We believe people of diverse skills, opinions, perspectives, lifestyles, ideas, thinking and knowledge make us a stronger, more productive law firm. We actively seek out people of diverse backgrounds interests, work and life experiences and perspectives who will strengthen our practices and our firm.

Join Us

If you want to join a collaborative, energetic, and nurturing environment where you will take on complex challenges and have a direct impact on the successes of businesses and the lives of people. Day Pitney is the place for you. You will be a key contributor working on sophisticated legal matters alongside recognized leaders in their fields, with mentoring and support along the way to hone your skills and help you reach your career goals. Required application materials include a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample (two to three pages from your academic or work experience of which you are the sole author). All applications must be submitted through our online portal.

Day Pitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.