Richard Brigliadoro

Richard Brigliadoro

Parsippany, New Jersey

Richard focuses his practice in the areas of land use and zoning, including the representation of various planning and zoning boards in Passaic, Morris and Sussex counties in the Superior Court, Law Division and Appellate Division. He also represents developers in regard to land development applications before local planning and zoning boards, and in litigation matters at the trial court and appellate levels. In addition, Richard serves as Special Counsel to various municipalities.

Richard also has a law enforcement background, having served as a police officer for the City of Paterson and as state investigator with the New Jersey Attorney General's Office, Division of Criminal Justice.

Representative Cases

Successfully represented a national homebuilder in obtaining a builder's remedy judgment against a municipality in regard to the development of a 360-unit housing development.
Successfully settled a builder's remedy case with a municipality awarding a developer 163 rental units of housing.
Successfully represented a developer at both the trial court and appellate levels, sustaining an approval of a commercial development inclusive of a movie theater.
Successfully represented a municipality in regard to numerous Section 1983 claims against municipal employees.
Regularly represents planning and zoning boards in litigation at the trial court and appellate levels.
Regularly represents private developers in regard to land development applications before planning and zoning boards.

Areas of Practice

  • Land Use & Real Estate
  • Government

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1982


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 1982
  • William Paterson College
    • B.A. - 1974
  • John J. College of Criminal Justice
    • M.P.A. - 1978

Representative Cases

  • Northeast v. Zoning Board of Adjustment, 327 N.J. Super. 476 (App. Div. 2000)
  • R.Neuman & Co. v. The City of Hoboken, et. al., 437 N.J. Super. 384 (App. Div. 2014)
  • Fair Share Housing Center, Inc. v. Zoning Bd. Of City of Hoboken, et. al., 441 N.J. Super. 483 (App. Div. 2015); certif. den. 224 N.J. 226 (2016)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Passaic County Bar Association
  • New jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Paterson, Police Officer
  • New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Criminal Justice, State Investigator

Pro Bono Activities

  • Knights of Columbus, Third Degree Member

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