Jay B. Bohn

Bar Admission

New Jersey
New York
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals, Third and Sixth Circuits
U.S. District Court, District of NJ


Cornell Law School – J.D., 1988
University of Dayton – B.A.

  • magna cum laude 1985
  • (University Honors Program)


New Jersey State Bar Association

Specialized Practice Areas

Land Use Law, Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Loan Transactions and Documents, Commercial Real Estate, Residential Real Estate

JAY B. BOHN represents clients in connection with land use applications, real estate transactions and related litigation. He serves as counsel for the Cedar Grove Planning Board for applications and litigation and the preparation of detailed resolutions memorializing the board’s decisions. He has also served as conflict counsel for Clinton Township Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.

Jay also represents clients in connection with corporate and commercial transactions, loan closings and commercial and residential real estate. He has prepared condominium master deed and public offering statements.

Jay has prepared numerous briefs and motions in various areas of the law for Appellate Division and trial courts; oral argument; preparation of petitions for certification (or opposition thereto) to the New Jersey Supreme Court and has prepared a petition for certiorari to United States Supreme Court.

Jay has been with Schiller & Pittenger since December of 2005.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Bohn practiced law with another law firm for sixteen years following serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene D. Serpentelli, A.J.S.C.

Jay previously served as an alternate member of the Raritan Township Board of Adjustment where he participated in consideration of all applications and voted where authorized. During that time he served on special committees for rule amendments and the board’s 1996 annual report.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Dayton in 1985 before attending law school at Cornell, where he graduated with his J.D. in 1988.

Mr. Bohn is the author or a co-author of the following publications:

• A Blunt Sword: Default Approvals Under the Municipal Land Use Law, Municipal Law
Review (September 1998)
• Board Responses to Conflicts, Municipal Law Review (March 1996).
• The Formalities of the Municipal Land Use Decision Process, Municipal Law Review (September 1992).
• Long Tail Challenges to Developmental Approval Conditions-An Update, Municipal Law Review (September 1992).
• Planning for Unplanned Absences and Vacancies, 131 N.J.L.J. Index 451 (June 8, 1992), published as Vacancy or Removal from Office by Reason of Prolonged Board Member Absence in the Municipal Law Review.
• Making Developers Pay for Offsite Improvements, 129 N.J.L.J. Index 602 (October 24, 1991).