Overview

Mr. Camelotto has extensive experience in commercial real estate law, with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, land use, and real estate finance issues. His experience includes the negotiation of real estate contracts, leases, agreements, and easements; zoning and title reviews; land use due diligence; and representation of both borrowers and lenders on a variety of finance transactions, including commercial, industrial, retail, and mixed use properties.

FOCUS AREAS

Mr. Camelotto assists both buyers and sellers in a variety of acquisitions and dispositions, including commercial, industrial and retail properties. Among other transactions, he assisted in the disposition of a ten-property portfolio of self-storage facilities valued in excess of $100 million.

Mr. Camelotto routinely represents developers and other clients in applying for and obtaining land use approvals for commercial development projects. He has handled a wide range of projects, including: the development of a billion-dollar, state-of-the-art electric power generation facility for the Mid-Atlantic Region; the construction of a 311,367 square foot warehouse facility in South Brunswick; and a solar energy project in Bridgewater Township.

Mr. Camelotto advises landlords and tenants on all aspects of lease transactions, including ancillary lease issues such as subordination agreements and commission agreements.

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
    • Associate Editor, Seton Hall Law Review
    • Interscholastic Moot Court
    • Recipient: Joseph Santosuosso Memorial Real Property Award; Best Paper by a Graduating Student Advanced Legal Writing Award
    • 2009-2010 Seton Hall Law Success Scholarship
  • The College of New Jersey (B.A.)

Professional Activities

Essex County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Civic / Charitable Activities

Fresh Air Fund
Co-Chair, Battle of the Barristers charity softball tournament, 2014

New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Program (NJ LEEP)
Volunteer, 2010-2011 

Pro Bono Practice: Mr. Camelotto has counseled several nonprofit organizations on real estate and development matters, including advising the Urban League of Essex County on its first ever redevelopment project in the City of Newark. He also represented a nonprofit conservation organization in its successful application to renovate a historic landmark into its headquarters and visitors center.

Professional Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial extern to the Honorable Claire Cecchi, USMJ, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2009

Legal Employment

Real Estate Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, 2011-2014

Publications & Features

NEWSROOM

Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Real Estate
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