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Jason R. Tuvel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Land Use & Zoning Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Prime & Tuvel
One University Plaza Drive, Suite 500
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-883-1010
Fax: 856-273-8383
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2019
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate: Business, State, Local & Municipal

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Attorney Profile

As a partner and attorney at the Hackensack, New Jersey, law firm of Prime & Tuvel, Jason R. Tuvel advocates for the rights of his clients across all the 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 also 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, 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 the 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
  • 80%Land Use/Zoning
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%State, Local & Municipal
Focus Areas

Landlord/Tenant, State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Selections

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

About Jason R. Tuvel

First Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

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

Educational Background

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick B.A. 2001

Honors/Awards

  • Named One of Real Estate New Jersey Magazine's "Thirty Under Thirty"
  • Listed as Super Lawyers Rising Star, Land Use/Zoning, 2012

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
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Office Location for Jason R. Tuvel

One University Plaza Drive
Suite 500
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-883-1010

Fax: 856-273-8383

Last Updated: 5/19/2022

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