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Thomas J. Malman

Partner

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Overview

Thomas "Tom" Malman represents developers, purchasers, and sellers in connection with the acquisition, sale, development and re-development of residential and commercial real property. He regularly appears before municipal, county and state authorities to secure regulatory approvals, including:

  • Site plan and subdivision approvals
  • Bulk and use variances
  • Stream encroachment permits
  • Wetlands disturbance permits
  • Other related land development permits

As a result of his extensive experience with real estate development, Tom regularly works with professionals that support real estate industry, including, architects, brokers, civil and structural engineers, landscape architects, traffic consultants, acoustical engineers, appraisers, and construction managers.

Tom has been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business* (Chambers & Partners) as a leading real estate: zoning/land use attorney in New Jersey since 2014. In 2020, Chambers USA remarked that "Malman is well regarded by his clients and peers. His practice sees him serve a wide variety of clients on zoning and land use mandates for commercial and residential developments."

Tom served as a law clerk to The Honorable William T. McElroy, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

* No aspect of these advertisements have been approved by the highest court in any state. See Awards Methodology.

Experience

Represents Fortune 100 companies in connection with the acquisition, sale, development and re-development of corporate campuses

Represents a large retail pharmacy chain in connection with the acquisition and development of sites throughout New Jersey

Represents private country clubs in connection with the development and re-development of recreational and clubhouse facilities

Represents providers of senior living facilities in connection with the acquisition, development and expansion of such facilities, including nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living units and continuing care retirement communities

Represents landowners in connection with open space preservation transactions with local, county and state entities, including transactions involving Green Acres funding

Represents private educational institutions involving the development and re-development of their campuses

Represents industrial landowners and developers in connection with the acquisition, development and re-development of industrial campuses and facilities

Represents residential homebuilders in connection with both large and small scale projects involving the development of single family homes, multi-family housing, age-restricted housing, affordable housing, and condominiums

Represents large scale developers in connection with the development and re-development of mixed use projects involving a multitude of uses, including hospitality, residential, retail, and office

Represents non-profit institutions in connection with the acquisition, expansion and development of their campuses

Represents companies and individuals in connection with securing permits and approvals for the operation of private use helistops

Represents real estate investment companies in connection with the development and re-development of commercial sites within their portfolio

Represents individual landowners in connection with the development of real property for residential and commercial uses, including applications for use and bulk variances

News

Education and Credentials

Education
Rutgers Law School, J.D., 1984
Rutgers College, B.A., 1981
Admissions
State of New Jersey
Affiliations
Morris County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association, Land Use Law Section

Recognition and Community

Recognition

Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Real Estate Law, 2023

Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use attorney in New Jersey, 2014-2022

Chosen for inclusion in American Lawyer's Top AV Rated Lawyers Guide to Land Use & Zoning Law, 2012, 2013

Recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Land Use/Zoning, 2009

AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)

No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the highest court of any state. See Awards Methodology.

Community

Morris County Economic Development Corporation, Board of Directors

Rutgers University Alumni Association

Mendham Golf and Tennis Club, Board of Directors; Greens Committee, Chairman