Kenneth A. Porro

Partner

kporro@chasanlaw.com
T 201-809-6011

Kenneth A. Porro joined Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC in May 2015.  Ken has over thirty years of governmental, land use, real estate and business litigation experience practicing throughout the State of New Jersey.

Ken 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 Assoc.  He has previously served as general counsel to the Lyndhurst Board of Education and the Town of Secaucus.  Ken was the Wyckoff Township elected representative to the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School Board of Education from 2012 to 2018.

Ken’s writings further reflect his established knowledge in land use and property valuation disputes.  He is the author of “Redevelopment through Condemnation,” “The Effect of Government Restrictions on Valuation of Property,” and “Defending Contempt Penalties Under the Clean Water Act.”  Ken's article, "The Freeze Act Gone Wild" was published in the December 2019 edition of New Jersey Lawyer, the New Jersey State Bar Association's professional journal.

Ken is a graduate of Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland and University of Baltimore School of Law.  He is a member of the Bergen and Hudson County Bar Associations, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Inns of Court Foundation.  Ken has received the honor of being named to the “Super Lawyers” list by New Jersey Magazine in 2005-2007, 2009-2013, 2015-2016, 2018, and 2023 and was recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  He is also a past Condemnation Commissioner and lecturer for the New Jersey State Bar Association on Adverse Possession, Land Use and Municipal Tax Appeals as well as other local government/land use topics.

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Awards

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Education

  • Loyola University Maryland, 1984 BA
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, 1987 JD

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey -- State & Federal
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Black Whale Condominium Association; Dock Road Restaurant Property, LLC; and Melina Bertram Charters, LLC v. Borough of Beach Haven Land Use Board; and Margaret Damiani & Patrick Damiani, Superior Court of New Jersey, Docket No. L-2241-22, decided July 31, 2023
  • Tonnelle Center, LLC v. Township of North Bergen, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 009702-2022, decided February 10, 2023
  • New York Scoiety of Model Engineers, NJ Non-Profit Corp v. Borough of Carlstadt, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 012262-2020, decided January 24, 2023
  • Bloomingdale's, Inc. v. Hackensack City, Nos. 006396-2016, 007619-2016, 004282-2017, 006959-2018, 003279-2019, 004117-2020, 2022 N.J. Tax LEXIS 9 (Tax Aug. 8, 2022)
  • Christian Mission John 316 v. Passaic City, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 013203-2013 Decided February 28, 2018
  • William E. Dolan v. Borough of Woodcliff Lake and BMW of North America, LLC (intervenor), Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. BER-L-2219-14 Decided October 2, 2017
  • Union Manor Associates v. Borough of Rutherford, Tax Court of New Jersey, Judge Patrick DeAlmeida, PJTC, August 17, 2012 Unpublished opinion, property valuation.
  • Milgram v. Ginaldi, 208 WL 2726727 (App. Div. July 15, 2008), Docket No. A-1906-06T2 (unpublished decision), cert. denied, 197 N.J. 259 (2008)
  • Ehrlich v. City of Passaic, 15 N.J. Tax 561 (1995).
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Local Government Section and Land Use Section, Trustee President, 2019-2020
  • The American Inns of Court Foundation
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • Sigma Delta Kappa Law Fraternity

Kenneth A. Porro joined Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC in May 2015.  Ken has over thirty years of governmental, land use, real estate and business litigation experience practicing throughout the State of New Jersey.

Ken 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 Assoc.  He has previously served as general counsel to the Lyndhurst Board of Education and the Town of Secaucus.  Ken was the Wyckoff Township elected representative to the Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School Board of Education from 2012 to 2018.

Ken’s writings further reflect his established knowledge in land use and property valuation disputes.  He is the author of “Redevelopment through Condemnation,” “The Effect of Government Restrictions on Valuation of Property,” and “Defending Contempt Penalties Under the Clean Water Act.”  Ken's article, "The Freeze Act Gone Wild" was published in the December 2019 edition of New Jersey Lawyer, the New Jersey State Bar Association's professional journal.

Ken is a graduate of Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland and University of Baltimore School of Law.  He is a member of the Bergen and Hudson County Bar Associations, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Inns of Court Foundation.  Ken has received the honor of being named to the “Super Lawyers” list by New Jersey Magazine in 2005-2007, 2009-2013, 2015-2016, 2018, and 2023 and was recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  He is also a past Condemnation Commissioner and lecturer for the New Jersey State Bar Association on Adverse Possession, Land Use and Municipal Tax Appeals as well as other local government/land use topics.

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey
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Practice Areas
Awards

Award Methodology

Education
  • Loyola University Maryland, 1984 BA
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, 1987 JD
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey -- State & Federal
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Published Opinions
  • Black Whale Condominium Association; Dock Road Restaurant Property, LLC; and Melina Bertram Charters, LLC v. Borough of Beach Haven Land Use Board; and Margaret Damiani & Patrick Damiani, Superior Court of New Jersey, Docket No. L-2241-22, decided July 31, 2023
  • Tonnelle Center, LLC v. Township of North Bergen, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 009702-2022, decided February 10, 2023
  • New York Scoiety of Model Engineers, NJ Non-Profit Corp v. Borough of Carlstadt, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 012262-2020, decided January 24, 2023
  • Bloomingdale's, Inc. v. Hackensack City, Nos. 006396-2016, 007619-2016, 004282-2017, 006959-2018, 003279-2019, 004117-2020, 2022 N.J. Tax LEXIS 9 (Tax Aug. 8, 2022)
  • Christian Mission John 316 v. Passaic City, Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. 013203-2013 Decided February 28, 2018
  • William E. Dolan v. Borough of Woodcliff Lake and BMW of North America, LLC (intervenor), Tax Court of New Jersey, Docket No. BER-L-2219-14 Decided October 2, 2017
  • Union Manor Associates v. Borough of Rutherford, Tax Court of New Jersey, Judge Patrick DeAlmeida, PJTC, August 17, 2012 Unpublished opinion, property valuation.
  • Milgram v. Ginaldi, 208 WL 2726727 (App. Div. July 15, 2008), Docket No. A-1906-06T2 (unpublished decision), cert. denied, 197 N.J. 259 (2008)
  • Ehrlich v. City of Passaic, 15 N.J. Tax 561 (1995).
Professional Activities
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Local Government Section and Land Use Section, Trustee President, 2019-2020
  • The American Inns of Court Foundation
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • Sigma Delta Kappa Law Fraternity

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