Experience

Joseph DeMarco focuses his practice on land use issues, representing municipal governments as redevelopment counsel and private clients in negotiations with public entities.

Prior to rejoining the Firm, Joseph spent four years serving as the Business Administrator of the City of Bayonne and three years as Business Administrator and Assistant Town Attorney of West New York.  In these positions, Joseph was responsible for the day to day operations of the cities, including negotiating and drafting redevelopment and financial agreements, supervising updates to master plans, directing zoning and planning departments, and developing long term redevelopment strategies.  This valuable experience has given him a unique understanding of the field of land use, redevelopment and zoning.

Additionally, Joseph served as a Dispute Resolution Professional for Forthright Solutions, resolving PIP claims filed on behalf of medical providers and individuals. He practiced insurance coverage and defense litigation with the Firm as an associate from 1994 to 2001.

Joseph is a graduate of Boston College and Fordham Law School.