Jeffrey D. Singer

Jeffrey D. Singer

Parsippany, New Jersey

Leveraging his experience as a former General Counsel to a real estate developer and contractor, Jeff focuses his practice in real estate law and has lectured at prestigious universities in the metropolitan area and published extensively. He has a reputation as an effective dealmaker and has represented clients in due diligence, leases, contracts, land use approvals, and financings related to commercial, industrial, multi-tenant residential, condominium, hotel, and shopping center transactions.  His wide-ranging practice includes representing a tenant in a Times Square illuminated global message sign and a tenant in an airport hangar lease.

Areas of Practice

  • Land Use & Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1976
  • New York, 1992


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    • B.A. - 1973

Published Works

  • "Best Efforts Could Be Your Worst Nightmare," Real Estate, New York, October 1995
  • "How To Keep Lender-Tenant Disputes Out of Court," New Jersey Law Journal, March 17, 1997
  • "Understanding Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements," Real Estate Journal Interactive – Tri-State Edition, March 1997
  • "Notice Thy Neighbor of Zoning Board Applications Relating to Nonconforming Uses," New Jersey State Bar Association, Land Use Section, July 1997
  • "Keeping Efforts Commercially Reasonable," Property Owners Association of New Jersey Inc., News and Views, March 2001


  • Presenter: "Insurance Perspective and Risk Allocation in Lease Negotiations,” and “Landlord/Tenant Relations-Operating Expenses and Work Letters," National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, New Jersey Chapter
  • Presenter: "Drafting and Enforcing Real Estate Commission Agreements," Society of Industrial and Office Realtors
  • Presenter: "Issues in New Construction Residential Closings," Essex County Bar Association
  • Presenter: "Negotiating Complex Real Estate Transactions," Lorman Educational Services
  • Presenter: "Real Property Acquisition Due Diligence," CUNY Baruch College
  • Presenter: "The Interrelationship of Insurance, Casualty and Indemnification Provisions in Leases,” “Land Use Development,” and “Real Property Acquisition Due Diligence," NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell*
  • Listed as a Top Rated Lawyer in 2013 Corporate Counsel, The American Lawyer and National Law Journal*

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Land Use Law Sections), Former Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Section, Former Member of Board of Directors
  • Essex County Bar Association, Former Member of Real Property Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (Real Property Section), Former Member
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section), Former Member
  • Industrial and Office Real Estate Broker's Association of the New York Metropolitan Area, Inc., Former Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Former Member-New Jersey Education Committee
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Former Member

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