Kenneth R. Sauter is a partner in the Morristown, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP and is a member of the firm’s Community Associations, Real Estate, and Banking & Financial Services practice groups.

Mr. Sauter is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1984). He earned his J.D. from Villanova School of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.S.). Prior to attending Villanova School of Law, Mr. Sauter was an accountant with Price Waterhouse and obtained his New Jersey Certified Public Accountant certification in 1981.

Representative Matters

Mr. Sauter’s practice is devoted to real estate matters, with particular emphasis on the representation of community associations. His practice includes commercial real estate transactions, leasing and financing; representation of commercial lenders, including community association lenders; land use and development; and general business representation.


  • Member, New Jersey Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI- NJ) Board of Directors, 2008-present
  • Member, CAI National College of Community Association Lawyers
  • Past Chairperson, CAI-NJ’s Legislative Action, Editorial and Education Committees
  • Recipient, CAI-NJ’s Speaker of the Year award, 1999, 2001 and 2005CAI-NJ Certified Mediator
  • Member, Community Builders and Remodelers Association
  • Member, Housing Partnership of Morris County HomeOwnership Center Advisory Committee
  • Member, Advisory Board of The Arc of Essex County

Presentations & Publications

Mr. Sauter frequently lectures on issues relating to community associations and commercial lending and is the author of several published articles.

  • Presenter, NJICLE Community Association Law Summit, Association Borrowing and Institutional Lending, 2012
  • Presenter, CAI-NJ’s Essential Class – The Essentials of Community Association Leadership, 2012
  • Presenter, NJICLE Community Association Law Summit, Closing and Transfer Issues, 2011
  • Co-presenter, CAI-NJ’s Delinquencies and Collections for Community Associations, 2010
  • Presenter, Community Builders Association, Commercial Leasing, 2008
  • Presenter, Community Builders Association, NAHB Construction Contract Instructor, 2008
  • Presenter, Community Builders Association, Construction Contracts, 2005 & 2008
  • Co-presenter, Community Builders Association, Commercial Loan Transactions, 2007
  • Co-presenter, CAI-NJ’s legal symposium and legislative update, 2006, 2007 & 2008
  • Co-presenter, CAI-NJ’s Problem Solving for Community Associations, 2006
  • Co-instructor, CAI-NJ’s ABC’s course, 2004 & 2005
  • Co-presenter, Community Associations Institute; National legal seminar Special Improvement Districts, 2005
  • Micheve v. Wyndham Place – The Final Chapter, Community Property Advisor, Fall 2007
  • Special Improvement Districts and Community Associations, Community Associations Institute legal seminar article, February 2005
  • Legal Update – The Resurrection of Strawn v. Canuso,” On-Site, May 2000