Gary S. ForshnerShareholder
Mr. Forshner is a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Law Blog. You can read Mr. Forshner's most recent blog post here.
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1989
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1985
Bar AdmissionsNew Jersey
New Jersey Builders Association
Associate Hall of Fame
Master Sponsor Committee - Chair
Trustee – Builders Political Action Committee
Environmental Committee and Land Use and Planning
Affordable Housing Task Force
New Jersey Builders Political Action Committee
Shore Builders Political Action Committee
Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey
Builders League of South Jersey
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
Legislative Affairs Committee
New Jersey State Bar Association
Land Use Section, Chair (Current)
Nominating Committee, Member (Current)
Vice Chair (2013-2014)
Mercer County Bar Association
South Brunswick Family YMCA
1st Vice President; Trustee; and General Counsel
Legal Action Network for Development Strategies
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Government Relations Committee
- Court Enforces Hoboken Affordable Housing Obligations Despite Lack of COAH Approval or Petition. New Jersey Builders’ Association Weekenders. August 21, 2015.
- Courts’ Procedures Coming Into Focus as New Jersey’s Affordable Housing Saga Continues. NJ.com. August 19, 2015.
- NJ Towns Face Affordable Housing Deadline. Asbury Park Press. July 7, 2015.
- Affordable Housing: The Next Generation. New Jersey Law Journal. June 29, 2015.
- Affordable Housing a Critical Component of NJ’s Economic Growth. The Star Ledger. June 26, 2015.
- Affordable Housing Ruling Creates Opportunity for Developers, Owners. Real Estate Weekly. June 22, 2015.
- Sports Center Zoning Hearing Continued to March. Lawrence Ledger. January 29, 2015.
- Utilities Cash in On Rising Land Prices. Law360. April 24, 2014.
- NJ Court Demands Full Recusals For Conflicted Gov't Attys. Law360. June 26, 2013.
- The Downturn in the Construction Industry Impacts Everyone. New Jersey Business Magazine. February 2011. (Co-author)
- A Construction Lien Law Primer. New Jersey Law Journal. January 31, 2011.
- Real Estate Redux: Leading us into - and out of – recession. The Hamilton Post. July 2008. (Co-author)
- Supreme Court Gives Developers A Leg Up. New Jersey Lawyer. June 23, 2008. (Co-Author)
- Real Estate Development from Beginning to End in New Jersey. Lorman Educational Services. 2005-2008. (Co-author)
- Court Greenlights Ambush Acquisitions. New Jersey Law Journal. September 26, 2005. (Co-author)
- Land Use Law Update in New Jersey. National Business Institute. 2004. (Co-author)
- Drafting and Negotiating New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Leases. National Business Institute. 2004. (Co-author)
- Land Use Planning and Eminent Domain in New Jersey. National Business Institute. 2001. (Co-author)
- Clustering Options: Powerful New Zoning Tools. New Jersey Lawyer. July 29, 1996. (Co-author)
- Moderator, Construction Defect and Liens Seminar. New Jersey Builders Association Seminar. June 1, 2015.
- Affordable Housing: The Next Generation. Hamilton Partnership. April 20, 2015.
- Affordable Housing: The Next Generation. New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. April 20, 2015.
- Legal Trends I - Land Use Law. New Jersey Builders Convention. March 26, 2014; March 25, 2015.
- Affordable Housing Overview. New Jersey Builders Convention. March 26, 2014; March 25, 2015.
- 2015 Land Use Update. New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. March 18, 2015.
- Land Use Update. New Jersey State Bar Association. February 19, 2014.
- Eminent Domain Update. CLE International. January 13, 2014.
- Hot Topics in Land Use: Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy. New Jersey State Bar Association. December 18, 2013.
- Disaster Planning for Commercial and Industrial Properties. Stark & Stark Webinar. November 14, 2014.
- COAH Update: Goodbye Growth Share - Hello Again, Rounds One & Two. New Jersey State Bar Association. December 6, 2013.
- Land Use Institute. New Jersey State Bar Association. November 12, 2013.
- After Hurricane Sandy: Planning for the Next Superstorm. MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce. May 7, 2013; January 9, 2013.
- Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law. National Business Institute. November 13, 2013.
- New Jersey Builders Association - Associate Hall of Fame, 2013
- New Jersey Builders Association - Builders’ Choice Award, 2013
- New Jersey Builders Association - Chairman's Award, 2012, 2008, 2006
- New Jersey Builders Association - Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Political Action, 2009
- South Brunswick Family YMCA - Honoree, 2008
- New Jersey Builders Association - Associate of the 3rd Quarter, 2008
- Adath Israel Congregation - Man of the Year, 2005
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