Karl P. Kemm’s practice focuses on land use and development, and commercial/transactional real estate.  He has represented both public sector and private clients in virtually all aspects of these areas from providing initial counseling, through acquisition, acquiring land use and regulatory approvals and litigation.

In the public sector area, Karl has served as municipal attorney for Edison Township, the Borough of Belmar and Hillsborough Township.  He has also served as Planning Board Attorney for Franklin Township in Somerset County and Zoning Board Attorney for North Brunswick Township, Monroe Township, Edison Township, and Hillsborough Township.  Additionally, Karl served as the Authority Solicitor for the East Brunswick Sewerage Authority and as general counsel to the New Jersey Association of Environmental Authorities and also served on their Board of Directors.

Karl’s background provides a broad knowledge of local government operations and procedures and the laws that govern them as well as their interaction with county, state and federal regulations.  These areas include: real estate acquisition, sale and leasing, land use and regulation, redevelopment, eminent domain, real estate property taxation, water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure, regulation and permitting, and, affordable housing requirements and regulations.  Karl’s experience provides a unique background and a practical approach to guide both public sector and private clients in all of their legal requirements in these and related areas.

Karl graduated from Monmouth University in 1989 with a B.S. in Business Administration.  He received his J.D. from Widener University in 1995.  He was admitted to practice in New Jersey in 1995 and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 1998.


  • Widener University, J.D.
  • Monmouth University, B.S.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit