Renu A. Shevade

Special Counsel

New Jersey
Phone number
(973) 503-5942

Renu Shevade helps property owners and commercial and residential developers keep their projects moving forward by representing their interests with government agencies.

She understands what it takes to persuade and succeed before planning and zoning boards, municipal governing bodies, and redevelopment entities, as well as the state and federal agencies that oversee environmental and land use issues.

Renu is knowledgeable about the law and is an effective negotiator. She doesn’t let details slip through the cracks. She helps clients obtain site plan approvals, subdivision approvals, bulk and use variances, and related environmental permits. She also represents clients in connection with various state land use regulatory initiatives.

In addition, Renu advises federally licensed telecommunications carriers in obtaining land use approvals for wireless antennas and tower sites and has negotiated site leases for carriers.

My clients come to me with all sorts of questions and concerns. It’s my job to help them understand the law, understand the regulators, and achieve the outcomes they need.”

Represented commercial and residential developers in connection with site plan, subdivision, variance, rezoning and redevelopment applications.

Represented national retailers in securing zoning approvals for new sites, expansions of existing sites and sign approvals.

Represented utility companies in connection with facility and plant expansions and generator installations.

Represented commercial developers with regard to obtaining approvals for structured parking.

Represented large corporate clients in connection with site renovations and expansions.

Represented property owners in connection with wetlands permits, stream encroachment permits and other related environmental permits.

Represented commercial and residential developers and property owners in connection with state regulatory initiatives.

Represented residential developer clients in connection with the establishment of homeowners’ associations and the preparation of related land use documents including stormwater maintenance agreements and conservation easements.

Represented clients in connection with state and municipal land preservation initiatives and transfer of development rights applications.

New Jersey State Bar Association, Land Use Section

New York State Bar Association

University of Illinois College of Law-law alumni, former board member