Robert L. Ransom


Robert Ransom advises commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-use developers in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and sale of real property. He represents landowners and real estate developers in obtaining local and state development permits and approvals for both commercial, industrial and residential projects, such as site plan and subdivision approvals, environmental permitting and overseeing environmental cleanups. His practice also includes representing banks, commercial finance companies and other commercial lenders in commercial loan transactions.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Robert was an associate at an international law firm, where he advised clients on matters involving environmental risk management in connection with the acquisition, development, or financing of contaminated or potentially contaminated real property. 

Robert received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Howard University. While at Howard University, Robert interned with a midsize real estate development firm that specialized in the development and financing of affordable housing and mixed-use development projects, including projects involving the use of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. During law school, Robert was selected as an Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellow, which presented him with the opportunity to complete an internship with the New Jersey Housing Mortgage and Finance Agency. 

Following law school, Robert served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jerome B. Simandle of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Hon. Michael J. Blee of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law – Camden
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Howard University

  • Board Member, Fundraising Committee, Cathedral Kitchen


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • New Leader of the Bar, New Jersey Law Journal
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