Tiena M. Cofoni is a partner with the law firm of McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC. Her primary practice areas include redevelopment, municipal law and land use law.
Prior to joining the firm, she practiced for 14 years representing municipalities and land use boards in all areas of local government law and land use law. Her practice included attending and providing legal advice to governing bodies and boards at public meetings, the preparation of a wide variety of ordinances, resolutions and agreements, and the acquisition and sale of municipal property. She has briefed matters to the Law Division, Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court, and has successfully argued prerogative writ cases and associated motions before the Law Division and Appellate Division.
Tiena received her Bachelor of Science from York College of Pennsylvania and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut. She is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Tiena was a member of the District X Fee Arbitration Committee from 2006 to 2008 and was Chairwoman of the Committee from 2008 to 2010. She is a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Morris County Bar Association, New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys and the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.