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Mark A.
Hosterman

Partner

Mark Hosterman has extensive experience in Land Use, Real Estate, General Corporate Counsel, Homeowners Associations, and Municipal Law.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Email: mhosterman@wispearl.com
Assistant
Sandy Pierce
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

With over 28 years of practicing law, Mr. Hosterman provides outstanding, cost-effective, and highly responsive legal assistance to corporate clients, homeowners associations, public entities, and individuals. Each legal matter is given personal attention to achieve the desired results with the benefit of the team approach to make sure all legal needs are handled efficiently and expeditiously.

Mr. Hosterman advises businesses on a daily basis and handles a diverse array of legal matters on behalf of business clients such as employment law matters, contractor agreements, complex terminations, lease negotiation and drafting, zoning and code compliance, criminal investigations in the workplace, OSHA reporting, ADA compliance, assessment appeals, and various land use, zoning, and real estate matters among a myriad of other issues facing private sector clients.

Mr. Hosterman also has extensive experience in all aspects of municipal law, including large, multi-faceted subdivision and land development, complex ordinance drafting, community aesthetic and economic revitalization, termination and other employment issues, collective bargaining, open space planning and acquisition, community planning, preservation of historical resources, and numerous other issues facing public sector clients.

Mr. Hosterman regularly represents landowners and developers in all aspects of land use and development including appearances before zoning hearing boards, architectural review boards, planning commissions, and governing bodies.

Representative Clients

Mr. Hosterman serves as solicitor to the following:

  • Township of East Coventry, Borough of Red Hill, Red Hill Water Authority, Rockledge Zoning Hearing Board, The Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission.

Mr. Hosterman has served as special counsel to the following:

  • Borough of Lansdale, Hatfield Township Zoning Hearing Board, and Upper Salford Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Representative Transactions
  • Developer’s Counsel for proposed $40 million expansion of existing facility.
  • Bond Counsel in $10.5 million bond issue securing long term low rate for municipal client.
  • Negotiated $3.5 million private contribution agreement to preserve a township’s historic resource during federal relicensing review.
  • Facilitated $1.8 million developer contribution for new fire house and municipal building.
  • Facilitated agreements between authority and developer for proposed $30 million transportation oriented redevelopment project.
  • Represented municipal client in land acquisition for $2.8 million streetscape project.
  • Represented municipal client in negotiating intermunicipal agreements to construct sewer main and connect local industry to sewer plant resulting in $5.6 million EDU fee to municipal client.
  • Represented various municipal clients in open space acquisitions totaling more than $4.4 million in permanently preserved open space.
Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

The Dickinson School of Law (J.D. 1992)

Pennsylvania State University (B.S. 1987)

Professional and Civic Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Montgomery Bar Association

Chester County Bar Association

Pennsylvania State Association of Borough Solicitors

Pennsylvania State Association of Township Solicitors

Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce

Speeches and Publications

Frequent training presenter to elected and appointed officials. Mr. Hosterman focuses his presentations on the applicability of the Ethics Acts and voting conflicts including discussion of numerous hypothetical voting conflicts that may be encountered by elected officials.

Charitable and Community Activities

Pro bono services to select local churches. Recently, Mr. Hosterman helped a local church re-route sewer easements to a new connection point.

Mr. Hosterman volunteers as Treasurer and Adult Leader of Boy Scout Troop 16, Franconia, PA.

Personal Interests

Mr. Hosterman enjoys spending time with family, bicycling, skiing, traveling, camping, and the beach.

Mark A.
Hosterman

Partner

Mark Hosterman has extensive experience in Land Use, Real Estate, General Corporate Counsel, Homeowners Associations, and Municipal Law.

Let's Talk
460 Norristown Road, Suite 110
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Email: mhosterman@wispearl.com
Assistant
Sandy Pierce
Phone: 610-825-8400
Fax: 610-828-4887

With over 28 years of practicing law, Mr. Hosterman provides outstanding, cost-effective, and highly responsive legal assistance to corporate clients, homeowners associations, public entities, and individuals. Each legal matter is given personal attention to achieve the desired results with the benefit of the team approach to make sure all legal needs are handled efficiently and expeditiously.

Mr. Hosterman advises businesses on a daily basis and handles a diverse array of legal matters on behalf of business clients such as employment law matters, contractor agreements, complex terminations, lease negotiation and drafting, zoning and code compliance, criminal investigations in the workplace, OSHA reporting, ADA compliance, assessment appeals, and various land use, zoning, and real estate matters among a myriad of other issues facing private sector clients.

Mr. Hosterman also has extensive experience in all aspects of municipal law, including large, multi-faceted subdivision and land development, complex ordinance drafting, community aesthetic and economic revitalization, termination and other employment issues, collective bargaining, open space planning and acquisition, community planning, preservation of historical resources, and numerous other issues facing public sector clients.

Mr. Hosterman regularly represents landowners and developers in all aspects of land use and development including appearances before zoning hearing boards, architectural review boards, planning commissions, and governing bodies.

Representative Clients

Mr. Hosterman serves as solicitor to the following:

  • Township of East Coventry, Borough of Red Hill, Red Hill Water Authority, Rockledge Zoning Hearing Board, The Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission.

Mr. Hosterman has served as special counsel to the following:

  • Borough of Lansdale, Hatfield Township Zoning Hearing Board, and Upper Salford Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Representative Transactions
  • Developer’s Counsel for proposed $40 million expansion of existing facility.
  • Bond Counsel in $10.5 million bond issue securing long term low rate for municipal client.
  • Negotiated $3.5 million private contribution agreement to preserve a township’s historic resource during federal relicensing review.
  • Facilitated $1.8 million developer contribution for new fire house and municipal building.
  • Facilitated agreements between authority and developer for proposed $30 million transportation oriented redevelopment project.
  • Represented municipal client in land acquisition for $2.8 million streetscape project.
  • Represented municipal client in negotiating intermunicipal agreements to construct sewer main and connect local industry to sewer plant resulting in $5.6 million EDU fee to municipal client.
  • Represented various municipal clients in open space acquisitions totaling more than $4.4 million in permanently preserved open space.