Kenneth A. Porro, Daniel J. Granatell and Mary Lotito recently joined the firm. Mr. Porro joined the Firm as a Partner and Mr. Granatell as an Associate. Ms. Lotitto, who has worked with Mr. Porro for a number of years, is joining the firm as a Paralegal.
Mr. Porro has over twenty-five years of litigation and land use experience practicing throughout the State of New Jersey. He serves as counsel to local and use boards and governmental entities on pending development applications, plan revisions, redevelopment plans and in related litigation matters. Mr. Porro is General Corporate Counsel to the Meadowlands Municipal Mayors Committee; Meadowlands Construction Officials Association; Industrial Steel Structures, LLC; Lyndhurst Little League Inc. and Indian Hills Boys Soccer Boosters Association. Ken has previously served as general counsel to the Lyndhurst Board of Education and he is currently the Wyckoff Township representative to the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School Board.
Mr. Granatell practices Real Property Tax Appeal, Real Estate, Land Use and Civil Litigation. His practice includes the representation of several Firm private and public entity clients. He graduated from Loyola University Maryland in 2010 and earned his juris doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2013. While in law school he worked as an extern for the NJ Attorney General’s Office in the Securities Fraud Prosecution Division.
The firm works with municipalities as well as the owners of commercial and residential properties, in connection with their real estate property tax assessment needs. We represent clients through the entire municipal property tax appeal process before County Boards of Taxation and/or the Tax Court of New Jersey. Our attorneys have successfully advocated for owners of shopping malls, office buildings, condominiums, multi and single-family housing, and other income producing properties.
A municipal tax assessment may be challenged on an annual basis.