Jason R. Rittie

Jason R. Rittie

Phone: (973) 586-4944
Fax: (973) 627-2858

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Jason R. Rittie

Jason R. Rittie has been recognized by:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers 2018
  • New Jersey Rising Stars 2011

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Just as clients turn to Mr. Rittie to represent their interests in a wide range of complex commercial and residential real estate transactions and related matters, others engage him for representation in equally complicated closely-held business affairs. In both of these areas, Mr. Rittie’s experience is wide ranging and his knowledge of the law – including the latest developments – enables him to comprehend and adapt to many different industries and legal matters. A large percentage of his work is transactional with very high stakes. He excels at creating deals that stay intact and move quickly and successfully through completion and closing. Mr. Rittie brings creativity and intellect to each case. With a deep, personal commitment to advocating for his clients’ best interests. Mr. Rittie works closely with his clients to understand their unique goals and objectives to develop creative deals and solutions for various transactions and situations.

Mr. Rittie represents a broad sector of clients, including borrowers, private lenders plus commercial and personal banks. He appears before planning and zoning boards throughout New Jersey, also representing property owners and developers in all aspects of land use and zoning matters. He is highly regarded for his professionalism before these boards and for his competent representation of applicants pertaining to site plans, subdivisions and variances for virtually any type of property. As for real estate-related litigation, he is experienced in handling landlord/tenant evictions, breach of contract, partition actions, construction agreements, title disputes, and zoning litigation. His relationships with individuals across all of these sectors and issues enable him to expedite matters efficiently and effectively for his clients.

Practice Areas

Year Joined Organization

  • November, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1999
  • New York, 2000


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1999 Juris Doctoris
  • Norwich University, Military College of Vermont, Northfield, Vermont, 1993 B.S. Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    • Minor: Economics

Published Works

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Morris County Bar Association Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Member
  • Sussex County Bar Association Member
  • Morris County and Sussex County Chambers of Commerce

Volunteer Work

  • Planning Board Member for the Township of Green
  • Member for the Heritage Community Bank Business Development Advisory Board

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers in America, 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Metro Newark area, in the area of Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in American in the areas of Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; and Real Estate Law, 2016-2018