Robert A. Klausner

New Jersey

Fox Rothschild LLP
49 Market Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
United States

Tel: 973.326.7102


Co-Chair of Fox Rothschild’s Real Estate Department, Robert has more than 30 years of both legal and business experience in the real estate industry.

Throughout his career, Robert has represented clients in connection with a wide variety of office, industrial and retail transactions, including the leasing of more than 100 million square feet of space, the purchase and sale of more than $40 billion worth of properties, and the borrowing and lending for more than $25 billion worth of properties. Robert has also served as lead attorney in connection with 11 “Deal of the Year” Awards from NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association).

Robert possesses in-depth insight and hands-on knowledge into leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture structuring, financing and build-to-suit development.

Beyond this scope of his legal practice, Robert spent several years immersed in the business side of real estate, acquiring and developing properties in urban areas. This insider’s perspective allows him to craft practical strategies and solutions that address the legal aspects of his clients’ real estate needs.

Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 1986)
  • George Washington University Law School (J.D., 1985)
  • Emory University (B.A., 1982)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Rutgers Business School Center for Real Estate Advisory Board

At Fox Rothschild, our team of professionals is at the ready to help clients maximize real estate opportunities, whether portfolio transactions or deals involving a single property. Our attorneys are well versed in key areas, such as acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, zoning, land use, construction, tax appeals and condemnation. We bring a multifaceted perspective to each real estate opportunity and help to identify and address risks and develop practical strategies to meet clients’ needs.

With years of experience navigating the real estate market in both upswings and downturns, we are skilled at considering a client’s motivation and objectives to advise on the best course of action for each real estate opportunity and challenge. We assist owners, developers, investors, lenders, real estate professionals, design firms, landlords, tenants, financial institutions, syndicators, insurance companies and many other clients. Additionally, throughout our network of offices, Fox Rothschild attorneys maintain key connections at the federal and state level with established and emerging players in the real estate market.

Fox Rothschild LLP is an AmLaw 100 full-service law firm built to serve businesses of all sizes as well as individuals. Over the past 100 years, we have grown to 1,000 lawyers with offices coast to coast.

Our lawyers provide a full range of legal services to public and private companies – from family-run businesses to multinational corporations – centered around several core areas: corporate, employee benefits, entertainment, financial restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and taxation and wealth planning.

Our clients come to us because we understand their issues, their priorities and the way they think. At Fox, we care about your success as much as you do.