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Of Counsel

Jerry Fischer

Jerry Fischer provides legal services to Post Polak’s alcoholic beverage industry clients. Previously, Jerry had a distinguished 37-year career with the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General, serving between 2000 and 2012 as the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control for the State of New Jersey.

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Experience

Prior to assuming the role of Director, Jerry served as Senior Associate Counsel to Governor Christine Whitman, Section Chief of the Claims Litigation Section, Senior Deputy Attorney General in Charge of Litigation, and Assistant Deputy Director in Charge of Litigation.

Over the course of his career, Jerry has had extensive experience in alcoholic beverage law, the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, eminent domain and inverse condemnation, civil rights, employment law, and administrative and appellate practice. He has served on a number of New Jersey Supreme Court committees and has also been a lecturer for local and state bar associations, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute. Before becoming a lawyer, Jerry was a nuclear chemist.

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, Associate Member
  • New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association, Associate Member
  • Advisory Committee to the Director of the New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control, Member

Practice Areas

How Can I Help You?

Alcoholic Beverage Law & Hospitality

Our practice includes coordinating and processing liquor license transfer applications, license application amendments and license renewalsand providing ancillary real estate, leasing and land use counseling.