Solutions For Your Real Estate Legal Needs.

SSW Law Group has the extensive experience to handle all your real estate needs in the Northeast.

Our Areas of Specialty include:

Real Estate Transactions

The firm focuses its practice on commercial real estate transactions. Our attorneys handle the purchase, sale, refinance and leasing of multi-family buildings, office buildings and other commercial properties for individuals and businesses around the country.

Land Use and Approvals

SSW Law Group has a proven track record of successfully counseling clients throughout all phases of the real estate development process and the complexities of acquiring zoning, planning and other regulatory approvals. Our attorneys regularly appear before planning and zoning boards, negotiate and draft redevelopment agreements and challenge local ordinances.

Rent Control

Our firm plays a significant role in impacting the rent control arena. We have successfully negotiated and drafted the necessary documentation to effectuate meaningful amendments in rent control laws in several municipalities.

We have expertise defending clients before rent control boards alleging overcharges in rent, diminution in services and habitability claims. We have handled hardship applications where our clients were not receiving their fair rate of return in the operation of multi-family properties.

On behalf of its clients, SSW works to obtain capital improvement surcharges from local rent control boards. In situations where our clients have been improperly denied the requested surcharges, we appeal those decisions to the Superior Court.

Landlord/Tenant Law

The firm has considerable expertise in the area of landlord tenant law. We are recognized and respected in the legal community for our knowledge and experience in residential and commercial evictions. We appear in landlord tenant courts throughout northern and central New Jersey.

Municipal Matters

SSW Law Group has proven expertise in municipal matters. We have extensive experience in dealing with municipalities on a variety of issue. Our attorneys regularly appear in municipal court to defend owners relating to housing code enforcement issues and motor vehicle violations. We represent clients who have been issued penalties for housing code and fire violations and have litigated decisions before the courts and before construction boards of appeal.

Tax Appeals/Abatements

Our attorneys have significant experience handling tax appeals for multi-family and commercial properties. We seek to ensure that our clients’ properties are being fairly and appropriately assessed. We regularly appear before County Boards of Taxation throughout the State as well as before the New Jersey Tax Court to challenge unfair or excessive assessments. We have a proven track record of obtaining assessments.


We also have a long history of success in acquiring Long Term Tax Abatements on behalf of our clients.

About the Firm

Committed to Our Clients

SSW Law Group represents many of the premier companies, municipalities and business interests in the region. The firm’s commitment is to provide its clients with the highest standards of excellence and service. We achieve this by offering access to SSW principals/partners who are seasoned professionals with deep expertise in our practice areas.  Unlike today’s “mega” firms, SSW Law Group is large enough to provide a full range of expertise, yet agile enough to service business clients in a personal, relationship-focused manner. The firm’s culture is based on providing excellent communication and service to its clients, and we understand that we’re truly defined by the quality of our client relationships.

Deep Community Roots & Experience

SSW Law Group is the result of a long-term vision of the founders to create a law firm that would not only provide excellent legal service to the business community, but which would also be a vital part of the political and business community structure - at the State and local levels. This reach differentiates our firm’s capabilities and culture. Our attorneys are deeply engaged in the business, community and nonprofit arenas. They are civically-minded and business savvy. This is true throughout New Jersey, New York and the Northeast. This experience makes SSW Law Group the right choice for any company or municipality in need of a law firm with strong connections, feet on the street and relevant experience.