Environmental Law

Within Practice Area:

The firm’s environmental law group focuses on an array of federal, state, and local environmental issues in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and throughout the region. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, in-house environmental compliance officers, small businesses and others seeking advice on various environmental issues. Many of the attorneys in the firm’s environmental law group have prior professional activities and affiliations with both federal and state environmental regulatory agencies. Below are a few examples of the firm’s environmental matters:

Hazardous and Solid Waste

  • Advice on compliance with applicable statutes and regulations in connection with waste disposal, and on acquisition of permits for treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous wastes
  • Representation in cleanups, oversight of technical consultants, advice regarding contribution among parties, settlement and cost allocation
  • Representation in site remediations, defense of governmental clean-up actions, and representation of litigants in private cost-recovery actions

Air, Noise, and Water Pollution and Regulatory Compliance

  • Provide permit application services and compliance advice for public and private clients on complex air-emission requirements for existing plants and new construction
  • Advise public and private clients concerning acquisition of and compliance with industrial discharge permits, stormwater discharge permits and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “dredge and fill” permits
  • Counsel and represent private and public clients faced with the legal, governmental and economic complexities of aviation noise and route systems, airport construction, expansion and land use

Environmental Litigation

  • Pre-trial, trial, appellate and administrative agency matters involving environmental issues under federal, New York, and New Jersey laws
  • Private cost-recovery actions and defense of potentially responsible parties in governmental clean-up matters
  • Toxic tort and product liability litigation involving chemicals, toxic air emissions, and hazardous substances

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Our Office Locations

Our offices are strategically located throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.