Jason R. Tuvel

Top rated Land Use & Zoning attorney in Hackensack, New Jersey

Prime & Tuvel
Jason R. Tuvel
Prime & Tuvel

Practice Areas: Land Use & Zoning, State, Local & Municipal, Appellate; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 2004

Education: Rutgers School of Law - Newark

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019

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Prime & Tuvel

One University Plaza Drive
Suite 500
Hackensack, NJ 07601 Visit website


As a partner and attorney at Prime & Tuvel, based in Hackensack, New Jersey, Jason R. Tuvel advocates for the rights of his clients across all 21 counties of New Jersey. Licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York, he also represents clients in Long Island, Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley, New York.

For the past 18 years, Mr. Tuvel has been developing his experience in land use, planning and zoning, municipal law and real estate development law. Besides providing effective advocacy before planning/zoning boards and facilitating land use approvals, he assists with commercial financing, drafting sales and leasing documents, tort claims, eminent domain proceedings, municipal litigation and tax appeals.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Tuvel has handled cases related to the Fair Housing Act, the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) and the Open Public Meetings Act. He has represented design professionals, contractors, construction companies and real estate businesses across New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Tuvel obtained his Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from Rutgers University in 2001. He then received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School in 2004. He also participated in the Essex County Law Day Mock Trial Program.

Many professional associations have honored Mr. Tuvel with membership and leadership positions. He served as the director of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Land Use Section and was among the board of trustees of the Marion P. Thomas Charter School. He is a member of the Southern New Jersey Development Council, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

An eloquent writer and speaker, Mr. Tuvel has authored scholarly articles for many prominent journals, and he speaks and presents regularly on zoning, planning and municipal law issues.

Practice areas

Land Use/Zoning, State, Local & Municipal, Appellate, Real Estate: Business, Tax: Business

Focus areas

Appeals, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, State, Local & Municipal Litigation, Tax Law

  • 50% Land Use/Zoning
  • 20% State, Local & Municipal
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Real Estate: Business
  • 10% Tax: Business

First Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://primelaw.com/our-professionals/jason/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Recognized Speaker at ICLE events.
  • A Sought-After Contributor to Legal Education Seminars on New Jersey Land Use and Development Law.
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Rutgers University in 2001.
  • J.D. Law Degree from Rutgers School of Law in Newark, NJ, 2004
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court District of New Jersey
  • Essex County Law Day Mock Trial Program, Participant
  • Marion P. Thomas Charter School, Board of Trustees
  • Areyvut, Inc., Board Member
  • Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Mock Land Use Hearing
  • Borough of Ridgefield, NJ, Planning Board Member
  • Southern New Jersey Development Council
  • UJA Federation of Northern New Jersey, Financial, Legal & Real Estate Division
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Director, Land Use Section
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • Named One of Real Estate New Jersey Magazine's "Thirty Under Thirty"
  • Selected as Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for the Past 9 Years.
  • Listed as Super Lawyers Rising Star, Land Use/Zoning, 2012

Office location for Jason R. Tuvel

One University Plaza Drive
Suite 500
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 551-202-2295


3 Years Super Lawyers
9 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019

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