Phone: (908) 526-0707
Fax: (908) 725-8483
56 East Main Street, Suite 301
Somerville, New Jersey 08876
Mr. Fisher, a graduate of Rutgers University Law School, specializes in Land Use and Redevelopment Law, Municipal Law, Affordable Housing Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, and Litigation in New Jersey. A former law clerk for the Honorable Fred Kumpf, J.S.C. and a veteran of the chambers of United States District Judges Susan D. Wigenton and Michael A. Shipp, Alex has represented a diverse array of clients in all types of litigation matters and has a burgeoning land use practice, representing both governmental entities and developers. Among other matters, he argued the matter of 388 Route 22 Readington Realty Holdings, LLC v. Twp. of Readington, before the New Jersey Supreme Court, a novel matter involving the parameters of a municipality’s obligation to recapture unused sewer allocation. He also prevailed in the matter of Hillsborough Towne Center Associates, LLC v. Bd. of Adjustment of Township of Hillsborough before the New Jersey Appellate Division, another novel matter involving the interpretation of land use ordinances which include bulk restrictions as a required component of permitted principal uses. In addition, he prevailed in the matter of New York SMSA Ltd. P’ship. v. Bd, of Adjustment of Twp. of East Brunswick before the New Jersey Appellate Division, a complex case involving a proposed cell tower in a residential area. Mr. Fisher also represented the Township of Bridgewater in Affordable Housing Litigation and successfully defended a challenge to the Township’s settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center. He brings deep and broad knowledge in every facet of planning and zoning law and affordable housing law and has guided both municipality and applicant through the complex maze of land use practice and related issues in New Jersey.
Mr. Fisher is a graduate of the Rutgers University School of Law where he was the Articles Editor for the Rutgers Law Review and Treasurer of the Environmental Law Society. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Land Use Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and he has lectured on Land Use Law for the New Jersey State Bar Association and Somerset County Bar Association. He currently serves as the Deputy Township Attorney for Bridgewater, the Planning Board Attorney for the Borough of South Plainfield and the Zoning Board of Adjustment Attorney for the Township of East Brunswick. He is an avid fisherman and chases and photographs storms throughout the country. He is a lifelong resident of the State of New Jersey.