Katharine "Kate" Coffey has been selected as a Forty Under 40 honoree by NJBIZ. The program recognizes New Jersey business leaders, under the age of 40, who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and their community.
Honorees will participate in a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The virtual ceremony will bring together the Forty Under 40 honorees, their families, employers and friends, regardless of location.
At Day Pitney, 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 real estate related litigation.
Coffey works with developers from the inception of their project, beginning with negotiation and drafting of purchase agreements and leases, and sees projects through to their approvals and entitlements from local planning and zoning boards and state agencies. She also has significant experience in state and local incentive programs, including those administered by the NJEDA, long-term and short-term tax exemptions, redevelopment area bonding and environmental opportunity zone tax exemptions.
Coffey also focuses on condominium sponsorship and conversion and serves as outside general counsel to commercial and residential condominium-associations.
Coffey received her B.A. from Washington & Lee University in 2003, and her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2007. Presently, Coffey is admitted in New Jersey and New York. She serves as Co-Chair of the Land Use Committee of the Morris County Bar Association, and is a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.