Lani M. Lombardi, Partner

Lani M. Lombardi is a Partner with Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs, LLC, and focuses her practice on real estate tax appeal litigation on behalf of various municipalities; municipal court defense; and land use prerogative writ litigation.  Throughout her professional career, Ms. Lombardi has represented various governmental clients in public entity litigation including Monmouth County, as well as planning boards, zoning boards and public utility authorities.  She has also provided competent and advantageous representation to both individual and corporate clients in both New Jersey State and appellate courts in civil/commercial litigation, estate administration and guardianship action, landlord-tenant matters, and real estate matters.

Ms. Lombardi also has extensive New Jersey Municipal Court experience, currently serving as Code Enforcement Prosecutor in Brick Township, and having served as Municipal Prosecutor in Hazlet Township and the Joint Court of Hazlet Township and Matawan Borough; Conflict Municipal Prosecutor in Brick Township; Associate Municipal Prosecutor in East Brunswick Township; Conflict Public Defender in Brick Township; and Associate Public Defender in Matawan Borough and Howell Township.

Education
Rutgers University, Rutgers College (BS, 1994)
Villanova University School of Law (JD, 1998)

Bar Admissions
New Jersey
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Virgin Islands

Affiliations
American Bar Association- Member
New Jersey State Bar Association- Member
New Jersey District IX Ethics Committee- Attorney Member
New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys- Trustee, Monmouth County
Monmouth County Bar Association-Committee member
Ocean County Bar Association- Member
Virgin Islands Bar Association- Member
New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference-Invited Speaker