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Robert S. Baranowski, Jr.


Robert S. Baranowski, Jr.

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New Jersey

Pennsylvania

New Jersey District Court


Phone: 856.355.2955
Email: baranowski@hylandlevin.com
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Robert S. Baranowski, Jr., a partner, concentrates his practice on environmental and land use matters. Bob represents clients in connection with development applications, zoning and land use litigation, appellate matters, redevelopment, eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions, and administrative proceedings. Bob is also experienced in handling title insurance claims and general commercial litigation.

Before entering private practice, Bob served as Deputy Attorney General with the State of New Jersey in the Division of Law, where he represented the Department of Environmental Protection.

Bob is a past Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Land Use Section. He is also a member of the Burlington County Bar Association and the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey.

A speaker at numerous seminars and workshops, Bob has presented programs on land use, zoning and environmental topics at NJICLE, ALI-ABA, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the National Business Institute and the Camden County Bar Association.  He has received an “AV®” peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Bob is a graduate of Rutgers College, Rutgers University (B.A. 1993) and Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D. 2000). He is an active parishioner of St. Joan of Arc Church in Marlton and volunteers for the Marlton Recreation Council’s soccer program.

Representative Matters

Reported Cases

Speaking Engagements

“Advanced Issues for the Zoning Practitioner,” NJICLE, April 2016

“Applying the Rules of Civil Procedure in New Jersey,” NBI, April 2015

“Land Use Update,” NJICLE, March 2015

“The Due Diligence Process,” Hyland Levin, May 2014

“Land Use Basics,” NJICLE, May 2014

"Land Use Update," NJSBA, March 2014

"Toxic Torts and Environmental Law," Defense Research Institute, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, February 2014

"The Land Use Institute," American Planning Association, November 2013

"Land Use for Commercial Brokers," Hyland Levin, September 2013

Understanding Permit Extensions," NJICLE Webinar, April 2013

"Complex Environmental Litigation - Creative Settlement and Trial Strategies and Avoiding Penalties and Lawsuit Through Compliance:  What the Law Books Don't Teach You," National Business Institute Webinar, April 2013

"How SRRA and the LSRP Program Affect ISRA," Lawlines Webinar, December 2012

"Ethics in Zoning and Land Use Law," National Business Institute Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law Seminar, November 2012

"Environmental Provisions in Real Estate Transactions," National Business Institute Environmental Liabilities in Real Estate Transactions Webcast, November 2012

"Role of Licensed Site Remediation Professionals and Why You May Need One Now," Hyland Levin Seminar, May 2012

"2012 Land Use Update," Moderator and Speaker, NJICLE, March 2012

"Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Solar Energy Projects and Zoning," National Business Institute, November 2011

"Land Use Basics," NJICLE, June 2011

"2011 Land Use Update," NJICLE, March 2011

"Land Use and Environmental Regulation in New Jersey," NJICLE, October 2009

"New Jersey Land Use, Planning and Zoning," The Sharper Lawyer, December 2010

"2010 Land Use Update," NJICLE, March 2010

"Land Use and Environmental Regulation in New Jersey," NJICLE, October 2009

"Land Use & Real Estate: The Basics," Camden County Bar Association, October 2009

"Privatizing The Cleanup Of Hazardous Sites: How the New Jersey Approach Transforms the Field," ALI-ABA, May 2009

"2008 Land Use Update," NJICLE, March 2008

"How to Get Your Site Plan or Variance Approved... And What to Do If It Isn't," NJICLE, October 2007

"Environmental Update," Atlantic Builders Convention, 2006, 2007

"Legal Aspects of Air Enforcement and the Role of the Agency Witness," Rutgers, 2003

Publications

“DEP Beach Access Rules:  An Empty Shell?”, The Chronicle, Summer 2016

“Legislature Flips DEP’s Flops on Regulation of Beach Access,” New Jersey Law Journal, July 18, 2016 

“Use it or Lose It:  Unused Sewer Capacity May be Subject to Recapture by Municipalities,” New Jersey Law Journal, July 14, 2015

“The First ‘Waive’:  DEP Issues Its First Waiver Rule Approval,” New Jersey Law Journal, November 20, 2014

“Will Wastewater Regulations Hold Water?  Regulatory Changes Could Dramatically Impact Sewer Service,” New Jersey Law Journal, August 24, 2007


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