Recent Matters

Environmental Practice Matters

  • Advised on the environmental aspects of a corporate acquisition valued at more than $10 billion.
  • Helped sell a Superfund site in a high-end commercial district.
  • Helped a small business acquire a parking lot where an oil company continues to monitor groundwater.
  • Successfully defended a waste treatment company in a toxic tort case by winning a Daubert motion excluding an expert’s testimony and having the case dismissed on summary judgment before it reached a jury.
  • Participated as counsel – often in leadership roles – in virtually every one of New Jersey’s multiparty environmental cases, from U.S. v. Price to Passaic River.
  • Counseled clients on compliance with New Jersey’s Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA - formerly ECRA) as to more than 100 sites.
  • Serve as environmental counsel to a large international gaming company redeveloping a former shipyard into a casino and harness track.
  • Serve as outside environmental counsel to an international manufacturer on a brownfield redevelopment project to enable expansion of its facility.
  • Defended an international manufacturer of gas springs in a complex federal litigation alleging pollution of a public water supply well.
  • Serve as overall Environmental Remediation Coordinating Counsel for a Fortune 25 multinational manufacturing company.
  • Serve as counsel on air-permitting and solid waste issues to a publicly traded owner and operator of resource recovery facilities in Pennsylvania.
  • Represent Pennsylvania’s first planned platinum LEED Certified community.
  • Serve as common counsel for CERCLA (Superfund) actions for the Metcoa Radiation Site in Pulaski, PA, representing some 160 parties.
  • Represented the seller in what is believed to be the first transaction under New Jersey’s Brownfields Law.
  • Act as liaison counsel for the third-party defendants in the Pennsauken Landfill litigation, involving more than 200 parties.
  • Represent an international pharmaceutical company on all land use and zoning aspects for a new corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility.
  • Represent a national biosolids company on regulatory compliance and litigation relating to land applications.
  • Serve as mergers and acquisitions counsel on environmental issues for a multinational electronics company.
  • Serve as counsel on air, water and waste matters, as well as health and safety matters, for facilities throughout the country.
  • Assist landowners with negotiating new and existing oil and gas leases for the Marcellus Shale natural gas reserve to optimize the economics of the lease while minimizing the disruption to the landowner's surface use.