609.921.6543
Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C.

Real Estate and Land Use

Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. provides legal counsel in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. The firm's practice ranges from assisting individuals buying their first home to representation of major national corporations in complex real estate development transactions.

Representation of Buyers and Sellers in Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions

The firm counsels sellers and buyers through the complex maze of transactional issues that are involved in real estate sales, zealously protecting clients' interests. Some of the real estate services provided by the Practice Group include:

  • Review & Negotiation of Contracts for Sale or Purchase
  • Review & Negotiation of Land Development Contracts for Both Sellers & Developers
  • Review & Negotiation of Leases for Both Landlords & Tenants
  • Preparation of Documents for Mortgage Refinancing
  • Review & Negotiation of Financing & Mortgage Documents
  • Procurement & Examination of Title Reports, Surveys & Environmental Studies
  • Assistance with Sale of Decedents’ Real Estate
  • Review & Negotiation of Realtor Listing Agreements for Sale of Real Estate

Land Use Development

The attorneys in the Practice Group have a balanced understanding of development, zoning, land use and environmental concerns. This unique perspective enables the firm to facilitate the grant of the numerous approvals required to develop New Jersey real estate. The Practice Group acts as liaison-- facilitating communication between client, engineer, architect, and the relevant state, county and municipal regulatory agencies. Some of the legal services provided to meet clients' goals include:

  • Oversight of Due Diligence Investigations
  • Review & Analysis of Municipal Land Use & Zoning Ordinances
  • Review of Site Layout & Design for Conformity with State & Local Regulations
  • Preparation of Site Plan, Subdivision & Variance Applications
  • Coordination of Witness Testimony for Hearings
  • Coordination of Public Notice in Newspapers and to Adjoining Property Owners
  • Coordination of Public Hearings Before All Land Use Regulatory Bodies
  • Department of Transportation Permit Processing & Approvals
  • Department of Environmental Protection Permit Processing Including Wetlands, ISRA, UST & CARFRA Permits
  • Preparation of County Planning Board Applications
  • Mt. Laurel Litigation
  • All Aspects of Land Use Litigation, Including Municipal Prerogative Writ Appeals, State Administrative Appeals & Appellate Practice


The firm is selected for the 2017 list of Top Ranked Law Firms issued by Lexis Nexis/Martindale Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at Lawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C.
101 Poor Farm Road
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540-1941 USA
609.921.6543