Jeffrey Hugh Newman

Jeffrey Hugh Newman


Jeffrey Hugh Newman is a partner, member of the Firm's Management and Executive Committees and Chair of the Real Estate Department. Mr. Newman has been practicing in the area of real estate, real estate litigation, litigation strategy and positioning and real estate finance for over twenty five years bringing to his practice a background in corporate and business law, coupled with a Master's Degree in Taxation.  Prior to practicing law, Mr. Newman worked as a financial analyst at E.F. Hutton & Co.

Mr. Newman has developed a national reputation and represents institutional clients on a nationwide basis. This reputation has been developed through his representation of numerous retailers, developers, landlords and lenders, as well as the result of numerous speaking engagements throughout the country. In 2013, he earned the  designation of a Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) from the International Council of Shopping Centers.  In addition, Mr. Newman has published numerous articles in both the Real Estate Review and Commercial Leasing, Laws and Strategy.

Mr. Newman has authored many publications, most recently, three books published by Walnut Road Press: Listening!, Leading! and Launching!. 

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Chambers USA®* 2004-2014, New Jersey Real Estate

The Best Lawyers in America®* 2001-2015, Real Estate Law

New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2005-2014, Real Estate: Business, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate

New York Metro Super Lawyers®* 2006-2014, Real Estate

Trustees Distinguished Service Award, International Council of Shopping Centers

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Member, ICSC Certified Retail Property Executives Admissions and Governing Committee (2012-present)

Director, International Council of Shopping Centers Foundation (2011-present)

Managing Editor, ICSC Editorial Board for The Business of Shopping Center Law

Chair, Emeritus Committee, Law Conference Committee, ICSC (2011-present)

Chair, ICSC RECon (The Global Retail Real Estate Convention) (2015)

Dean, ICSC University of Shopping Centers (2008)

Chair, ICSC New Jersey Alliance (2007-2008)

Chair, ICSC New York National Conference & Deal Making (2007)

Co-Chair, ICSC New York National Conference & Deal Making (2006)

Chair, ALFA Retail Practice Group (2006-present)

Chair, Retail Runway Committee – ICSC New York National Conference & Deal Making (2003-2005)

Chair, ICSC Eastern Division Governmental Relations (2002-2003)

Chair, New York, New Jersey ICSC – Governmental Relations (2000-2001)

Chair, U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference (2001)

Co-Chair, U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference (2000)

Member, Law Conference Committee, ICSC (1992-2011)

Member, New York Idea Exchange Committee – New York National Conference & Deal Making , ICSC (1994-present)

State Director, ICSC, New York and New Jersey (1998-2002)

Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Member, Real Estate Section, American Bar Association

New Jersey State Chairperson, Governmental Relations, ICSC (1995-1997)

Founding Chairperson, ICSC Pittsburgh Tri-State Idea Exchange (1995-1996)

Member, New York Real Estate Finance Board