John Palumbo's law practice is multipronged. Mr. Palumbo has represented private developers, as well as local and county public agencies in redevelopment projects throughout New Jersey. This representation frequently involves complex transactions requiring interaction among numerous interrelated public and private entities. Mr. Palumbo also represents private clients seeking to develop large-scale mixed use projects including land assemblage, redeveloper designations and agreements, tax increment financing and other public incentives, environmental remediation, commercial condominiumization and construction contracts. He also routinely handles complex business transactions with an emphasis on commercial leasing, acquisition and financing transactions for owners, lenders and tenants of distribution facilities, office buildings and shopping centers across New Jersey.
Prior to joining DeCotiis, Mr. Palumbo was a student-athlete at Temple University, where he received his B.A. in Criminal Justice. During his time at Temple, Mr. Palumbo received a number of accolades, both on and off the field, as a member of the men's football team. In addition to being a four-year starter, Mr. Palumbo was named Team Captain, Offensive MVP and was the recipient of numerous All-Conference honors before his career was derailed by injuries. For his efforts off the field, Mr. Palumbo was named the student-athlete community service leader of the month on three separate occasions. Subsequent to his time at Temple, Mr. Palumbo has successfully represented professional athletes in Injury/Non-Injury Grievance Hearings in opposition to the National Football League Management Counsel. In addition, Mr. Palumbo counsels his professional athlete clients on a wide range of business ventures and investment opportunities.
Lastly, Mr. Palumbo is the co-founder of the Kids Dream Big Foundation, Inc. - a non-profit organization that provides guidance to underprivileged teenagers. For his efforts in the community, Mr. Palumbo was honored with the Hudson County Boys and Girls Club - Brian C. Doherty Community Service Award, as well as the Temple University Young Alumni Diamond Excellence Award - an award given to the "Role Model" Temple University Alumni.