Nicholas A. Cucé, Jr.
Nicholas A. Cucé, Jr., is a Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco shareholder whose legal practice is focused on land use, telecommunications and real estate. From his Exton office, Nick works closely with commercial and residential developers, land owners, telecommunications companies and real estate investors throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Since joining Riley Riper seven years ago, Nick has also represented businesses and financial institutions as general counsel.
A number of national telecommunications companies seek Nick’s counsel to perform lease reviews for property acquisitions in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest regions of the U.S. He provides counsel to a number of high-profile wireless carriers and technology clients on zoning issues related to the build out of new facilities or upgrades to existing facilities so that they can deliver the newest services demanded by wireless customers while complying with FCC regulations and municipal ordinances. With his guidance, Riley Riper clients have obtained the approvals required to build out their networks and gain a greater competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Nick helps clients obtain zoning, subdivision and land development approvals from municipal boards and commissions. He also represents owners and investors in the purchase, sale and leasing of office, commercial and residential properties. Through his extensive zoning work in Philadelphia, he is well-versed in the City’s Licenses & Inspections process and with Planning Commission review. Nick also has considerable experience with the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Appeals as well as with members of the City Council and the various civic associations.
Nick’s experience as a former Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor for Upper Dublin Township and Ambler Borough has prepared him to assess municipal positions and issues with efficiency. His thorough, proactive approach allows him to anticipate any volatile issues that may impact his clients’ projects and develop the appropriate strategies needed to secure approvals from the various municipalities.
Nick earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College. He currently serves on the Legislative Committee of the Pennsylvania Wireless Association and is active in numerous civic and professional associations throughout the region.
Memberships and Affiliations
- Chester County Bar Association
- Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
- Former Solicitor of the Zoning Hearing Boards of Upper Dublin Township and Ambler Borough
- Former Member, Board of Trustees of The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
- New York State Bar Association