Ryan M. Jones
Ryan M. Jones focuses his practice on representing taxpayers in complex property tax appeals and related matters, such as PILOTs/redevelopment, exemptions, 1031 exchanges, environmental remediation, among others. He also provides tax analysis for corporate clients seeking to proactively manage their tax exposure. Ryan brings numerous years of experience practicing in commercial and residential real estate to Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., including property tax appeal, municipal law, redevelopment, healthcare, and bankruptcy law.
After graduating law school, Ryan served as law clerk to the Honorable James F. Hyland in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage. Under Judge Hyland, Ryan oversaw and managed a diverse civil litigation motion practice and assisted the Judge with his motion calendar.
Licensed in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania since 2009, Ryan has also worked in the Office of the U.S. Trustee in Philadelphia/Wilmington, the Middlesex County Prosecutors Office, and at a large law firm in central New Jersey. In 2015, Ryan was elected to Borough Council in his hometown of South River in Middlesex County. During his term, he focused on reevaluating the local government’s policies and adopting policies that foster a climate promoting property investment. To support these efforts, in 2015 Ryan founded Spaces Reimagined, a nonprofit that works to invigorate community through reimagining what is possible for public spaces.
Prior to his legal practice, Ryan spent over five years as a government affairs agent in Trenton, N.J., providing government advocacy on behalf of clients in areas concerning the automotive, healthcare, civil rights, and arts/tourism industries. His work contributed to numerous legislative and campaign victories, including efforts to protect minors from the harmful effects of tanning, bringing tax parity to tobacco products, and providing attention to and funding for health programs that reduce heart disease. He also secured funding for the arts, worked to provide fairness with consumer concerns over the right to repair, and provided consumer savings by ensuring auto manufacturers maintain flexibility in the sale of their vehicles. He also played a pivotal role in the early stages of the push for marriage equality in New Jersey.
Ryan received his Juris Doctor from Delaware Law School in 2009 and a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall in 2006.
J.D., Delaware Law School, 2009
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 2006
Bar AdmissionNew Jersey