John C. Gillespie, a Parker McCay shareholder and Chair of the Municipal and Government Practice Group, has been elected to the Chamber’s board for a 3-year term. As a board member, Gillespie will help the Chamber meet its strategic initiatives.
Gillespie concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal law, governmental defense litigation, land use and tax appeals. Gillespie serves as Municipal Attorney in three municipalities in Burlington County and has previously served as Township Attorney to four other municipalities in Burlington County. He is Associate Counsel to the New Jersey State League of Municipalities; Treasurer of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys; Third Circuit Regional Vice President of the International Municipal Lawyers Association; a member of the New Jersey Planning Officials; and served two-terms as Trustee of the Burlington County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice.