With more than 39 years’ experience, Alan has practiced in all areas of commercial and residential real estate law, including purchase and sale transactions, financing, leasing, real estate development, zoning and land use. Alan heads up the firm’s land use practice and regularly represents applicants before land use boards throughout Essex County and elsewhere. He also serves as the attorney for the Caldwell Planning Board, the Westfield Planning Board, and the Glen Ridge Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.
Alan previously served as attorney for the Montclair Planning Board from 1994 through 2004, and as Montclair Township Attorney from 2005 through September, 2010.
Alan’s practice also includes the representation of small businesses in a wide variety of matters, as well real estate and commercial litigation.
*Representative clients include Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, Roseland Residential Trust, Roseland Property Company, Cali Futures, The *Bravitas Group, Steven Plofker, Montclair Kimberly Academy and the Montclair Art Museum.
* A resident of Montclair for 35 years, Alan has also been actively involved with, and provided legal services for, many Montclair-based civic and non-profit organizations, including the Montclair Economic Development Corporation, Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts, Homes of Montclair Ecumenical Corporation (HOMECorp), and the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center.
Alan is a magna cum laude graduate of Saint Peter’s College (1976) and a cum laude graduate of Seton Hall Law School (1979).