William F. Hanna Joins Hyland Levin LLP

19-Jul-2017   William F. Hanna

Marlton, NJ (July 18, 2017) - William F. Hanna, Esquire has joined Hyland Levin LLP as an associate.  Mr. Hanna will be a member of the Transactional Real Estate and Finance and Multifamily practice groups.  

Mr. Hanna joins Hyland Levin after serving as a Deputy Attorney General in the Pensions & Financial Transactions Section of the Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, in Trenton, NJ, for the last four years.  He also served as a law clerk in the Chancery Division for the Honorable Thomas W. Cavanagh, Jr. and the Honorable Patricia Del Bueno Cleary. Mr. Hanna is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Camden (J.D., Magna Cum Laude 2012) and The College of New Jersey (B.A., 2009). While attending law school, Mr. Hanna was an Articles Editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy.

“Will adds depth to our expanding real estate group, headed by Mark Shapiro.  His strong transactional and regulatory skills will benefit our clients in purchase, sale, lease and development deals,” said Managing Partner Benjamin A. Levin.  

Will may be reached at hanna@hylandlevin.com or 856.355.2937.  

Two Hyland Levin Partners Recognized in Chambers USA

30-May-2017   Richard M. HluchanMark D. Shapiro

MARLTON, NJ (May 30, 2017)  Hyland Levin LLP is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s partners have been recognized in the prestigious Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers of Business for 2017 for Environment  – New Jersey and Real Estate – New Jersey.  Chambers & Partners, based in London, compiles internationally recognized guides to the legal profession.  Rankings are based on extensive research and interviews with clients and competitors in the legal field.

Richard M. Hluchan was named in Band 1 for Environment – New Jersey and Band 2 for Real Estate:  Zoning/Land Use.  Mr. Hluchan has extensive experience in land use and environmental law, including zoning and regulatory matters, as well as expertise in CAFRA permitting, waterfront development, and riparian matters.  He also represents clients in land use and environmental litigation, including regulatory takings matters (inverse condemnation).

Mark D. Shapiro was named in Band 3 for Real Estate – New Jersey.  Mr. Shapiro’s real estate practice focuses on development, leasing and loan transactions.  He spends a considerable amount of his time representing multi-family apartment building owners in acquisitions and financings, and retail and office landlords in leasing matters.   In addition, he represents property owners in tax appeal matters.

Hyland Levin was established in 2009 and has 15 attorneys.  The firm’s practice groups include Business, Litigation, Real Estate and Succession Planning, Trusts and Estates.

Julie M. Murphy Joins Hyland Levin LLP

25-May-2017   Julie M. Murphy

Marlton, NJ (May 15, 2017) - Attorney Julie M. Murphy has joined Hyland Levin LLP, concentrating her practice in business reorganization, loan restructuring, loan documentation and business law.  Ms. Murphy, Counsel, will advise financial institutions and secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcies, insolvency proceedings, workouts, restructurings, reorganizations and pursuing creditors’ rights and asset recovery through state and federal court litigation.

Ms. Murphy joins Hyland Levin from Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP where she spent the last eight years after beginning her career at Wolf Block, LLP.  During law school, Julie was a summer intern for the Honorable Robert B. Kugler, U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey.  She is admitted to practice in state and federal district and bankruptcy courts in New Jersey (2007), Delaware (2013) and Pennsylvania (2007).

“Julie is a perfect fit for our firm.  She is a quality, big firm trained lawyer, with a diversified skill set,” Managing Partner Ben Levin said.

Before attending law school, Ms. Murphy taught elementary school in the Bronx and worked as a paralegal in the litigation department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York.

Ms. Murphy is a board member of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project and serves on the board of the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey.  She has also volunteered as a child advocate attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates.  Julie is a graduate of Georgetown University (B.A., 2001), Hunter College (M.S., 2004) and Rutgers University School of Law-Camden (J.D., with honors, 2007).  While attending law school, Julie was an Associate Editor of the Rutgers Law Review.

Julie may be reached at murphy@hylandlevin.com or 856.355.2992.

The firm’s practice groups include Business, Litigation, Real Estate and Succession Planning, Trusts and Estates.

Hyland Levin Attorneys Support Ray Rastelli at CCSNJ’s TD Executive Series Presentation sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey


Hyland Levin attorneys attended a Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey event sponsored by TD Bank on May 15, 2017 at the Mansion in Voorhees, where Business Owner and Entrepreneur, Ray Rastelli was the Keynote Speaker.

Hyland Levin Sponsors Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey Annual Women’s Conference

13-May-2017   Melissa M. Grossman

On Friday, May 12, 2017, Hyland Levin was a proud sponsor of the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey’s Annual Women’s Conference held at the Crowne Plaza, in Cherry Hill.  This year’s Conference was attended by approximately 300 women, and Hyland Levin’s own Melissa Grossman was the moderator for a panel of distinguished New Jersey leaders who discussed “Women in Public Service”.

CAI 2017 Conference & Expo

12-May-2017   David R. DahanStephen M. Geria

On May 11, 2017, David R. Dahan and Stephen M. Geria attended the annual CAI Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter’s Annual Conference & Expo held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, PA. The Conference draws property managers, board members and vendors from the area.

Boys and Girls Club Gala

9-Mar-2017   Benjamin A. LevinStacy L. Asbell

On March 9, 2017, Hyland Levin sponsored the Boys & Girls Club BE GREAT Extravaganza honoring champions of Camden Robert E. Curley, III and Adrienne Kirby.

Hyland Levin: 2016 in Review


2016 was a busy year for us.  Please click here to read further about our professional and community-related endeavors over the last year.

Hyland Levin Announces New Partner - Stacy L. Asbell

03-Jan-2017   Stacy L. Asbell

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that Stacy L. Asbell has been named a partner.  Ms. Asbell concentrates her practice in the area of real estate law. She regularly represents clients in the acquisition, financing and disposition of office, retail and industrial properties, as well as lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. She also advises clients on commercial and retail leasing issues and matters of estate planning and administration. 

“Stacy is a talented attorney who is committed to the highest standards of client service.  Her technical skills, dedication to her clients’ needs and community involvement have added tremendous value to our firm.  I am very proud to welcome Stacy to our partnership,” Benjamin A. Levin, Managing Partner of Hyland Levin, said.  William F. Hyland, Jr., co-founder of Hyland Levin, said of Ms. Asbell’s promotion:  “Aside from her legal qualifications, Stacy continues a family legacy of community service and compassionate involvement in South Jersey over many generations, furthering this firm’s commitment of service to our region not only as lawyers but as people.  I cannot conceive of a finer addition to our partnership.”

Before joining Hyland Levin in 2010, Ms. Asbell practiced at both large and mid-sized law firms in the Delaware Valley. She is an active member of the Camden County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Ms. Asbell is involved actively in local community organizations.  She recently completed her term as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Boys and Girls Club of Camden County and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service.  In May 2013, Stacy received the John Adler Government Advocacy Mission Award for her work in advocating for those in need in South Jersey.  
Ms. Asbell is a graduate of Dickinson College (B.A., cum laude, 1992), Eagleton Institute of Politics (M.S. 1995) and the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D., with honors, 1996).

Hyland Levin Cares


Hyland Levin’s charitable work continues through the holiday season.  On Monday, December 19th, Hyland Levin employees made 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be delivered to Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless shelter in Camden.  The Firm also adopted a family in conjunction with the Camden County Bar Association and the St. Joseph Pro Cathedral School in Camden, providing  gifts to all family members, as well as food for Christmas dinner.

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