Adam J. Faiella is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department. Mr. Faiella focuses his practice on land use, redevelopment, zoning, and related litigation. He represents property owners and developers with obtaining site plan, subdivision, and variance approvals from municipal and county land use boards throughout the State of New Jersey across all asset classes. He has appeared before the Superior Court of New Jersey in actions in lieu of prerogative writ in litigation relating to land use applications. He also represents clients in the redevelopment process, which involves working with municipal officials to designate an area in need of redevelopment, adopt a redevelopment plan, designate a redeveloper, and negotiate and execute a redevelopment agreement. Mr. Faiella has also successfully sought and obtained long term tax exemptions and negotiated financial agreements for clients.

Mr. Faiella has guest lectured on land use law at the Monmouth University Kislak Real Estate Institute. He was a Summer Associate at the Firm.


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Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America* 2021-2024, Real Estate Law

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  • Member, ICSC

    — Committee Member, ICSC NextGen

  • Member, NAIOP NJ

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

    — Board of Directors, Land Use Law Section

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Urban Land Institute

  • Advisory Board, The Foundation for the New Jersey Hall of Fame

  • Former Advisory Board Member, Rutgers Center for Real Estate

  • Former Development Board Member, International Youth Organization


  • J.D., Duke University School of Law
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, with distinction

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York