Adam J. Faiella is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department.  Mr. Faiella focuses on zoning and land use, including the preparation of site plan and variance applications.  He has successfully presented before Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment throughout the State of New Jersey.  Mr. Faiella has drafted trial briefs and participated in actions in lieu of prerogative writ in defense of land use approvals.  He has experience in the development, redevelopment and construction of commercial and residential real estate.  He has also successfully sought and obtained long term tax exemptions for clients.  Mr. Faiella has additional experience with transactional documents for commercial developments and closing documents for land purchases, as well as complex litigation matters.  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

* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • Advisory Board Member, Rutgers Center for Real Estate

  • Member, ICSC

    — Committee Member, ICSC NextGen

  • Member, NAIOP NJ

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

    — Board of Directors, Land Use Law Section

  • Member, Urban Land Institute

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

  • 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