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Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - New Jersey
"Donna is an unflappable and persuasive advocate in a public hearing setting. She evokes trust and builds consensus."
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Donna M. Jennings is a shareholder in the Land Use and Environmental groups and a member of the Management Committee at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. Ms. Jennings has successfully handled litigation related to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) on behalf of individuals and institutions who were discriminated against by unfair zoning codes and landmarking laws. With regard to her affordable housing practice, both public and private entities benefit from Ms. Jennings’ advice on compliance and regulations issues in connection with complex projects, ranging from site acquisition, through construction and permanent financing.
For over 20 years, Ms. Jennings has represented clients in land use approvals at all governmental levels, as well as in environmental and regulatory matters, including site plan approvals, subdivisions, variances, rezoning applications, environmental permits, access permits, and negotiations of agreements with governmental entities related to land development. She also handles litigation in both State and Federal Courts related to Right to Farm and Prerogative Writs matters. A selection of projects she has worked on include healthcare facilities, distribution centers, office parks, hotels, religious institutions, electric generating facilities, petroleum terminals, refineries, service stations, automotive dealerships, fast food restaurants and solar farms.
Full bio: https://www.wilentz.com/attorneys/donna-m-jennings.