Edward W. Purcell

89 Headquarters Plaza North
Suite 1442
Morristown
NJ 07960

Tel: 201-391-3737
Fax: 201-391-9360
EPurcell@pricemeese.com

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Education

Rowan University

Rutgers-Camden School of Law

Edward W. Purcell

Associate

Mr. Purcell concentrates his practice in the areas of land use, planning and telecommunications law. He has represented both public and private clients and is knowledgeable in all areas of local, state, and federal zoning law, including applications under the Highlands and Pinelands Preservation laws. Mr. Purcell is experienced in guiding projects through the redevelopment process and is an experienced affordable housing attorney.

Mr. Purcell is knowledgeable in the areas of public bidding, public contracts law and the local lands and buildings law. He also represents both public and private entities in property tax appeal matters.

Mr. Purcell has lectured widely on areas related to telecommunications, public rights-of-way, land use and municipal law. He serves as a trustee of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys and as an editor of the New Jersey Local Government Law Review. Mr. Purcell also serves as a Director of the New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Law Section. He currently serves as co-chair of the Somerset County Bar Association Land Use Section.

Previously, Mr. Purcell served as Associate Counsel to the New Jersey State League of Municipalities and was also employed by a large regional law firm with a notable land use and municipal law department.

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • New Jersey

Publications

Should Land Use Board Meet in Person or Continue Holding Virtual Hearings?
June 23, 2021, New Jersey Law Journal

The Great Unwinding: Land Use and the End of the Covid-19 Health Emergency
June 16, 2021, New Jersey Law Journal

WIRELESS ANTENNA FACILITY MODIFICATIONS: PART II, RECENT FCC ACTIONS.
January 7, 2021, New Jersey Law Journal

WIRELESS ANTENNA FACILITY MODIFICATIONS: PART I, VEXING ISSUES.
December 30, 2020, New Jersey Law Journal

PERMIT EXTENSION ACT OF 2020: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
July 27, 2020, New Jersey Law Journal

VIRTUAL LAND USE BOARD HEARINGS: A RECIPE FOR LITIGATION?
April 21, 2020, New Jersey Law Journal

State Mandate-State Pay-An Amendment Worth Protecting
December 2016, New Jersey League of Municipalities Magazine