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Benjamin A. Nadell



Benjamin Nadell is an associate in Connell Foley's Real Estate and Land Use and Cannabis Law Groups. Ben focuses on all stages of zoning and land use approvals, including redevelopment projects and site plan, subdivision and variance applications. His practice includes representing developers in a wide range of real estate matters including acquisitions, sales, and due diligence studies of real property. Ben also prosecutes and defends prerogative writ actions in Superior Court and has extensive experience with the preparation of complex easement agreements, the resolution of property boundary disputes, and the litigation of landlord/tenant matters.

In the area of Cannabis Law, Ben counsels corporations, health care providers, developers and individuals with respect to various licensing, compliance, leasing and real estate matters. He advises clients on compliance related issues caused by New Jersey’s recent modifications to medical and recreational cannabis legislation.

Ben received his J.D. in 2014 from Rutgers School of Law, Camden, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor for the Rutgers Law Review and a recipient of the Richard L. Barbour, Jr. Lawyering Award. He graduated cum laude in 2011 from Temple University with his B.A. in Criminal Justice.

After graduating law school, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald Lee Reisner, J.S.C. (Ret.), Superior Court of New Jersey–Monmouth Vicinage. Prior to joining Connell Foley, Ben was an associate with a regional land use firm in Monmouth County.


Professional and Community Affiliations

  •  Member, Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of New Jersey
  •  Member, Monmouth County Bar Association

News & Insights


Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch (2021)

  • Land Use and Zoning Law


  • Hon. Ronald L. Reisner, J.S.C.


Rutgers School of Law (J.D., 2014)

Temple University (B.A., cum laude, 2011)


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