Judith A. Fairweather

Email: JFairweather@PinilisHalpern.com
Phone: (973) 401-1111

Ms. Fairweather practices on real estate development matters, including applications for land use approvals from municipal, county, state and federal agencies; environmental permitting; leasing; and construction contracts.  Also, Ms. Fairweather has significant experience in the area of telecommunications law.

Ms. Fairweather clerked for the Honorable Wilfred P. Diana, A.J.S.C., Chancery/Assignment Judge, Somerset County.

Practice Areas  

  • Represents Telecommunications companies and fiber optic companies in regard to leasing
  • Represents solar companies in regard to local and state approvals
  • Represents telecommunications companies in regard to land use approvals
  • Represents earth station in regard to expansion of facilities
  • Represents tower companies in negotiations and land use
  • Represented power company in land use approvals and construction of a cogeneration plant
  • Represented developers in connection with the approval and construction of hotels and restaurants
  • Represented developers in the land use approval of car dealerships
  • Represented nursing home in connection with expansion of facility and environmental approvals
  • Represented many corporate clients for approvals from the FCC, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Pinelands Commission, New Jersey Highlands Commission, and the Casino Commission
  • Worked with the Pinelands and Highlands Commission in amendments to regulations

News, Publications & Presentations 

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers, 2012, 2011
  • Co-author, “NJ Streamlines Land Use Approvals for Certain Wireless Collocations,” January 18, 2012
  • Featured, “Cash-strapped companies rethink pricing options:  More businesses offer discounts, promotional programs to win clients,” NJBiz, September 7, 2009
  • Co-author, “Sprouting Up All Over:  Increased Mobile Technology Use Has Meant a Surge in Zoning Applications for Cell Towers,” New Jersey Law Journal, June 12, 2006


  • Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, J.D., 1990
  • University of Montana, B.S., cum laude, 1976


  • State of New Jersey, 1990

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Wireless Association
  • PCIA, Member

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