Kevin P. McManimon concentrates his practice in the areas of redevelopment, land use and public finance law, primarily representing governmental entities and for-profit developers in all aspects of redevelopment projects. Kevin serves as general counsel, redevelopment counsel and/or bond counsel to redevelopment entities, including municipalities, county improvement authorities and redevelopment agencies throughout the State of New Jersey. Kevin also serves or has served as general counsel and/or bond counsel to various public bodies, such as redevelopment agencies, parking authorities, county improvement authorities, municipal utilities authorities and free public libraries.
Kevin advises governmental entities and for-profit developers during all stages of the redevelopment process, including the investigation and designation of redevelopment areas, the preparation and adoption of redevelopment plans, and the negotiation and implementation of redevelopment agreements. He also provides high-level advice to public sector and private clients regarding financial agreements governing payments in lieu of taxes and other complex project finance related matters, including securing financial assistance through State-administered incentive programs. Kevin represents clients in the negotiation of various other types of agreements relating to the development and conveyance of land, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, parking agreements and use and occupancy agreements. Kevin regularly appears before the governing bodies of the public entities he represents, as well as venues like the Local Finance Board in the Division of Local Government Services. Kevin also represents public body clients in various litigation matters, including, for example, condemnation matters. In connection with such matters, Kevin has appeared before panels of condemnation commissioners, and the Law Division and Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. He has also served as lecturer on the laws governing redevelopment and tax exemption on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Plan Smart NJ and The American Planning Association New Jersey Chapter.
Prior to joining McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, Kevin was an associate at Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. in Princeton. Previously, he was an Assistant Prosecutor in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. Kevin began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable David J. Schroth, J.S.C. and the Honorable Alan J. Pogarsky, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Mercer County. He then served as law clerk to the Honorable John J. Hughes, U.S.M.J., in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.
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