Eugene T. Paolino

Partner Eugene T. Paolino was born in Jersey City and has been practicing law in New Jersey for more than three decades. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in commercial law and real estate development, redevelopment law and tax abatement, zoning and land use law, state, county and municipal developer incentives, commercial law, education law and corporate law.

Mr. Paolino has played a critical role in some of Jersey City’s most iconic and significant real estate projects along New Jersey’s Hudson River “Gold Coast,” and throughout Jersey City such as:

  • 77 Hudson
  • 101 Hudson
  • The Beacon (the former Jersey City Medical Center)
  • Saint Peter’s MacMahon Student Center
  • The Saint Peter’s Tower McGinley Square (proposed)
  • The Rise at McGinley Square (proposed)
  • The One Journal Square Project in Journal Square
  • Park Avenue Landing in the Liberty Harbor North Redevelopment Area
  • Liberty View in the Grand Jersey Redevelopment Area

Mr. Paolino is also General Counsel to Saint Peter’s University and Flemington Department Store, Inc. and has been Assistant Corporation Counsel to the City of Jersey City as well as Special Environmental Counsel to the City of Hoboken.

Mr. Paolino is active in many professional and charitable activities, including:

  • American Bar Association
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • The New Jersey Bar Association
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • Hudson County Ethics Committee (former member)
  • Hudson County Civil Practice Committee (former member)
  • Hudson County Family Law Committee (former member)
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Hudson County Brownfields Commission (former member)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1974
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992
  • Federal District Courts for the State of New Jersey, 1974
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1991


  • Villanova University Law, J.D.,1974

  • Saint Peter’s College, B.A.,1969