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Henry Tsai Chou

Henry Tsai Chou

also known as Henry T. Chou, Henry Chou

Practice areas:

Litigation, Environmental and Natural Resources, Land Use & Zoning, Business, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Mandarin

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 25%
    200 cases
  2. Business: 20%
    100 cases
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
    200 cases
  4. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
    50 cases
  5. Employment & Labor: 15%
    20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($230-310/hour)

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Contact Info

Hill Wallack LLP

202 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ, 08540

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200005/29/2015
PAActive200008/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
40 Under 40New Jersey Law Journal2010
Professional Achievement AwardAsian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate 2001-07; Partner 2008-presentHill Wallack LLP2001 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkSuperior Court of New Jesey, Hon. Lawrence M. Lawson, Assignment Judge, Monmouth Vicinage2000 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Supreme Court Committee on Access and FairnessMember2011 - Present
New Jersey GASPAdvisory Board2009 - Present
Environmental Affairs Committee, New Jersey Builders AssociationMember2008 - Present
Action Committee, Builders League of South JerseyMember2008 - Present
Land Use Section, New Jersey State Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2007 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rocky Hill Citizens for Responsible Growth v. Planning Bd. of Borough of Rocky Hill, 406 N.J. Super. 384 (App. Div. 2009)Win
Save Hamilton Open Space v. Hamilton Tp. Planning Bd., 404 N.J. Super. 278 (App. Div. 2008)Remand to Planning Board
D.L. Real Estate Holdings, L.L.C. v. Point Pleasant Beach Planning Board, 176 N.J. 126 (2003)N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Builder/Architect MagazineLegislature Passes Law Encouraging Development of Solar Farms2011
Hill Wallack LLP Land Use SolutionsCourt Reevaluates New Jersey Spill Act Standards2011
Hill Wallack LLP Land Use SolutionsSolar Renewable Energy Credit Program Offers New Opportunities2011
Hill Wallack LLP Land Use SolutionsNew Jersey Advances Green Energy Initiative; New Law Allows Wind Turbines on Piers2011
Builders League of South Jersey Newsletter“Green” Ordinances Present New Building Standards and Unique Opportunities2011
Hill Wallack LLP Land Use Solutions“Green” Initiatives by State and Local Government Present Unique Development Opportunities2010
Builder/Architect MagazineState Extends Permit Extension Act to Toll Approvals Until December 31, 20122010
Builders League of South Jersey NewsletterGovernor Christie Signs "Time of Application" Bill Into Law2010
Builder/Architect MagazineCourt Reverses Planning Board's Denial of Application to Convert Age-Restricted Development2010
Builder/Architect MagazineLSRP Program Gaining Steam With Promising Initial Results2010
Builders League of South Jersey NewsletterBPU Sets Guidelines for Refunds of Main Extension Costs in Non-Growth Areas2010
Builder/Architect MagazineNew Court Decision Changes Legal Ground Rules for Affordable Housing Developments2009
Builder/Architect MagazineNew Jersey Adopts Landmark LSRP Legislation Allowing Private Professionals to Oversee Site Cleanups2009
NJEsq.Land Use Initiatives to Jumpstart Economy.2009
Builder/Architect MagazineNew Environmental Regulations Reduce Developable Lands in New Jersey: How Do They Affect Your Property?2009
Builder/Architect MagazineStrategies for Dealing with Negative Market Conditions, Including Modifying Approvals, Extending Approvals and Tax Appeals2009
Builder/Architect MagazineNew Jersey Adopts Landmark Legislation Allowing Private Professionals to Oversee Site Cleanups2009
Builder/Architect MagazineNew Court Decision and Emerging State Policies Change Legal Ground Rules for Affordable Housing Developments2009
Hill Wallack LLP Quarterly NewsletterStrategies for Modifying and Extending Approvals to Deal With Changed Market Conditions2008
Builder/Architect MagazineLegal Strategies for Coping with Current Market Conditions2008
Builder/Architect MagazineNJDEP's New Water Quality Management Rules Impose Restrictive Standards on Public Sewer and Septic Service for New Development2008
Builder/Architect MagazineNew COAH Regulations, Court Decisions, Legislation and Highlands Executive Order Create New Affordable Housing Standards in New Jersey2008
Builder/Architect MagazineMount Laurel Comes to the Meadowlands: New Affordable Housing Opportunities or Empty Promises?2006
Builder/Architect MagazineDealing With Exceptions and Waivers From RSIS Standards When Processing Development Applications2005
Builder/Architect MagazineCourts Approve Expansion of Municipal Land Use Powers - How Does It Affect Your Development Application?2004
Hill Wallack LLP Quarterly NewsletterExclusionary Zoning Litigation in 20032003
Hill Wallack LLP Quarterly NewsletterThe Year in Review: Overview of Recent Legal Developments Affecting the Real Estate Industries2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of Law, CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of GeorgiaPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts with Honors1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State and Local Government LawEminent Domain2012
NJCACC SeminarSmall Business Adminstration 504 Loans2012
Legislative UpdateNew legislation and regulations2012
Land Use UpdateCase law update2012
2011 New Jersey ICLE Land Use Law Update - Mount LaurelLand Use Law Update2011
2011 New Jersey ICLE Land Use Basics Seminar - Mount LaurelLand Use Basics2011
2011 Atlantic Builders ConventionAnnual Environmental Law Update2011
2010 New Jersey ICLE Land Use Law Update - New BrunswickLand Use Law Update2010
2010 New Jersey Builders Association Virtual Green ConventionGreen Building Legislation2010
2010 Atlantic Builders ConventionLegal and Business Aspects of Building Green2010
2009 New Jersey ICLE Land Use Law Update - New BrunswickLand Use Law Update2009
2009 CLE International Eminent Domain ConferenceEminent Domain Update2009
2009 Atlantic Builders ConventionWastewater Management Planning Regulations2009
Sussex County League of MunicipalitiesAffordable Housing Law2008
New Jersey Association of Counties Annual ConventionWastewater Management Planning Amendments2008
2008 New Jersey ICLE Land Use Law Update - Mount LaurelLand Use Law Update2008
2008 Atlantic Builders ConventionAdapting to Changed Market Conditions2008
2007 Atlantic Builders ConventionAffordable Housing Legal Trends2007