Lisa John Appointed Commissioner of the Essex County Environmental Commission
February 19, 2014
Lisa A. John, Counsel in the firm’s Commercial Real Estate & Redevelopment and Land Use & Approvals Practice Groups, has been appointed a Commissioner of the Essex County Environmental Commission. The Essex County Environmental Commission provides advice, outreach and education to the Office of the Essex County Executive, Board of Chosen Freeholders, Office of Environmental Affairs, and to Essex County municipal Environmental Commissions. The Commission’s aim is to protect, preserve, restore and renew Essex County’s natural resources and to increase environmental awareness, ensuring that all Essex County citizens can enjoy a healthy environment and an enhanced quality of life within a sustainable regional community. Ms. John is the co-author of the Municipal Land Use Law Chapter of the Complete Guide to Planning in New Jersey, 2010 Third Edition, published by the American Planning Association, New Jersey Chapter; she has also been recognized by New Jersey Monthly magazine and Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Land Use and Zoning Law.