Lani M. Lombardi
Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs, LLC
Lani M. Lombardi, Esq. is an attorney with the firm Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs, LLC, and a NJIGLA Trustee for Monmouth County. She has been practicing law since 1999, and concentrates her practice on real property tax appeal litigation, representing municipalities and taxpayers in commercial and residential tax appeals. She also focuses her practice on municipal court; land use law, including the handling of land use prerogative writ actions; estate and probate litigation; civil/commercial litigation; and real estate and landlord/tenant matters.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. Lombardi has represented governmental clients, including Monmouth County, as well as various planning boards, zoning boards and public utility authorities in public entity litigation. Ms. Lombardi also has represented individual and corporate clients as both plaintiffs and defendants, in both New Jersey state, tax, and appellate courts. She currently serves as Conflict and Alternate Public Defender in Brick Township; and has previously served as Municipal Prosecutor in the Joint Court of Hazlet Township and Matawan Borough, and Hazlet Township; Conflict Municipal Prosecutor in Brick Township; Associate Municipal Prosecutor in East Brunswick Township; Conflict Public Defender in Brick Township; and Associate Public Defender in Matawan Borough and Howell Township.
Ms. Lombardi received her B.S. from Rutgers University, Rutgers College, in 1994, and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 1998. In addition to New Jersey, she is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Ms. Lombardi is an active member of the Monmouth Bar Association, Ocean County Bar Association, NJSBA, ABA, and Virgin Islands Bar Association.