Mark P. Asselta

6 North Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096
Tel: 856-812-8900 / Fax: 856-812-2201

Business Transactions & Planning / Litigation / Real Estate and Land Use

Mark P. Asselta is a partner with the firm. He has been an attorney at Brown & Connery since 1985. He concentrates his practice in  real estate litigation, real estate transactions, land use, eminent domain, redevelopment and tax appeal matters.  He has represented public entities at the state, county, and local levels in these areas as well as numerous businesses and individuals. Real estate litigation matters include prerogative writ actions, commercial landlord/tenant issues, title claims, restrictive covenants, and contract disputes.

Mr. Asselta is currently General Counsel to the City of Camden Redevelopment Agency, a position he has held since 2010, allowing him to be part of the many recent redevelopment projects in the City. He has also acted as eminent domain/redevelopment counsel for many other projects throughout South Jersey. Mr. Asselta was appointed a Special Master by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in the case of United States of America v. 8,000 Acres, a federal condemnation action involving various ownership issues and boundary line disputes.

Mr. Asselta graduated magna cum laude from St. Joseph’s University with a bachelor’s degree in Politics in 1982. He earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law in 1985. At Dickinson, Mr. Asselta served as an Associate Articles Editor for the Dickinson Law Review and has two published articles in that publication. Mr. Asselta was admitted to practice in New Jersey in 1985. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Asselta is a member of the American, New Jersey, and Camden County Bar Associations.

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St. Joseph’s University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1982)

Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1985)


United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

New Jersey

professional affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association


Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent® Rating*


“The Constitutionality of Compulsory Identification Procedures on Less Than Probable Cause.” Dickinson Law Review (1985)

“United States v. Place.”  Dickinson Law Review (1984)