- Of Counsel
Sharon A. Dragan has been named Of Counsel to the firm. Ms. Dragan received a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she served as Bureau Editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Bureau. Ms. Dragan is the Attorney for the Township of Readington, Attorney for Alexandria Township, and Special Open Space Counsel for West Amwell Township. Ms. Dragan has served on the District XIII Ethics Committee and as Trustee with the Center for Educational Advancement in Flemington, New Jersey. For several years Ms. Dragan was a member of the Whitehouse Rotary Club where she served as the first female President of the organization. Ms. Dragan is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and practices in the areas of local government law, zoning and land use law and real estate law. Ms. Dragan serves as Trustee of the New Jersey Institute of Municipal Attorneys, and is a member of the New Jersey State, Pennsylvania State, and Hunterdon County Bar Associations.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.