Edmund F. Fitterer, Jr. - Partner
Admitted To New Jersey And Federal District Court Bars
With more than fifteen years of litigation and transactional experience, Mr. Fitterer provides highly skilled representation in legal matters involving business law, civil litigation and real estate. Mr. Fitterer’s proactive and strategic approach to representation is of great value to his diverse clientele and has led to many notable successes.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. As a student, he was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and was able to extend his studies abroad to London, England. Mr. Fitterer earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. Here too, Mr. Fitterer was able to take his studies abroad, this time to Cairo, Egypt.
After graduation, he served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable James N. Citta, J.S.C. Before joining McOmber & McOmber, Mr. Fitterer was an associate with Shackleton & Hazeltine, located in Long Beach Island, and, more recently, a partner at Widman Cooney Wilson McGann & Fitterer, in Oakhurst, New Jersey.
Mr. Fitterer has successfully litigated on the behalf of individuals, small businesses and national corporations. He has substantial experience litigating contract disputes, consumer fraud claims and has defended various licensed professionals against professional malpractice claims. In addition to litigation, Mr. Fitterer practices extensively in the transactional and business side of the legal industry, where he has served as counsel to storage facility operators, defense contractors, multi-office real estate brokerage firms, dental, orthodontic, ophthalmologic and orthotist-prosthetist offices throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties.
Completing over one hundred residential and commercial real estate transactions a year, Mr. Fitterer provides experienced representation to both buyers and sellers through each phase of the transaction. As a complement to his real estate practice, he also represents both lenders and borrowers with regard to loan transactions. Mr. Fitterer also handles wills, probate administration, bankruptcy and other services to serve the needs of his valued clients. In that regard, he has been able to keep his practice varied yet efficient and has proven able to provide the individualized service the firm’s clients deserve.
Mr. Fitterer resides in Eatontown, New Jersey with his wife Nancy and their two children. He serves his community as a member of the Eatontown Board of Education while also fulfilling many other volunteer positions.