Attorney Profile

Stacy S. Cohen, Esq.

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Real estate
Environmental compliance/litigation
Commercial litigation


Stacy S. Cohen, Esq. is principal of Voorhees, New Jersey-based Stacy Cohen Law where she provides a full spectrum of real estate legal services. With 25 years of experience, Ms. Cohen effectively addresses a full range of real estate, environmental, and commercial litigation matters for clients ranging from individual property owners to Fortune 500 companies and national and state professional as to proactively manage their risks and maximize their recoveries. A sampling of Ms. Cohen’s vast legal experience is outlined below:

Real Estate:

  • Transactional support on properties with complex environmental issues including due diligence and ISRA compliance
  • Land use applications and zoning appeals
  • Title litigation
  • Development approvals and permitting
  • Property tax appeals
  • Regulatory compliance and property management counseling
  • Condemnation matters
  • Residential and commercial leasing
  • Fair Housing and RLUIPA litigation
  • Special use permitting and approvals
  • Property casualty claims workout and litigation
  • Construction litigation

Environmental Compliance:

  • Permitting and approvals under state and federal programs involving wetlands, flood hazard control, dam safety, safe drinking water/clean water, water supply, hazardous and solid waste.
  • Compliance with legislative programs for protected areas such as Pinelands or CAFRA
  • Underground storage tank closure and remediation oversight

Environmental Litigation

  • Cost recovery actions for environmental contamination
  • Defense of administrative enforcement actions and appeals of administrative determinations
  • Adjacent property owner disputes
  • Challenges to environmental ordinances and regulations
  • Policy holder insurance coverage claims
  • Right-to-Farm litigation

Commercial Litigation

  • Landlord/Tenant claims
  • Vendor/Purchaser disputes
  • Insurance coverage workouts
  • Performance clause disputes
  • Collections
  • Tortious interference claims
  • Consumer fraud actions


  • “Land Use and Zoning from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, November 15-16, 2016”
  • Property Tax Treatment of Campgrounds, New Jersey Campground Owners Association, March 2015
  • Preparing for Later Life Farming, Rutgers University NJAES Cooperative Extension, February 2015
  • Annie’s Project, Rutgers University Agricultural Extension, February 2013
  • When Clean Energy Meets the Courtroom, New Jersey State Bar Association, January 2013
  • Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law, National Business Institute, November 2012


  • New Jersey Tax Handbook, co-author, New Jersey Society of Professional CPAs and New Jersey Law Journal, 2003-2015


  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Camden County Bar Association


  • JD. degree, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1990
  • BS. degree, Cornell University, 1985


  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for District of New Jersey
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Latest News

Stacy Cohen Presenting at Coastal States Conference

Ms. Cohen will participate as a presenter of “Property Tax Treatment of Campgrounds” at the 24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Coastal States Conference and Trade Show sponsored by the New Jersey Campground … Read More

Ms. Cohen Participated as a Panelist for Rutgers University Farming Series

Ms. Cohen participated as a panelist for the Rutgers University New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension Preparing for Later Life Farming Module Series, February … Read More

Stacy Cohen Featured Co-Author of the 2015 New Jersey Tax Handbook

Stacy Cohen is featured as a co-author of the 2015 New Jersey Tax Handbook published by the New Jersey Law Journal; New Jersey Society of CPAs; and, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. … Read More

Having worked with Stacy for over 20 years, our relationship has been marked by her extreme professionalism, her focus on working efficiently for her clients to capture cost-savings wherever possible, and her impressive judgment of the law. She collaborates exceptionally well with other lawyers and ...
Robert HarriettHarriett’s Energy Services
In all of our dealings with Stacy Cohen, she was highly impressive and extremely responsive. She focused on providing very detail-oriented information upon which we could formulate sound business decisions. Stacy was adept in the full array of environmental law issues as well as related ...
Aileen SchwartzFormer GC, The Quaker Group
As owner of The Streamwood Companies, I have worked with many lawyers over the years. Very few have the top level ‘bedside manner’, as it were, as Stacy Cohen does. She provides very detailed updates and explains pertinent legal issues in laymen’s terms. Not only ...
Jack LeonardThe Streamwood Companies
Stacy Cohen expertly demonstrated her impressive acumen in effectively working with regulatory agencies such as the NJDEP and leading environmental engineers during a contaminated property remediation project. While overseeing the six-year project, Stacy fought against some of the largest insurers including AIG and Crum Forster ...
Rich ContardiAriba Oil
My team and I were completely satisfied with the legal services Stacy Cohen provided to our company. She thoroughly understood often complex legal implications of the towing and recovery industry and was a strong advocate on our behalf. Without reservation, we recommend Stacy.
Al KingHelmrich Towing

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