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USA 2022
New Jersey Environment
2
Band 2

5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

  • Representation across full spectrum of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations and their impact on real estate, business and lending transactions and business operations, with a particular focus on New Jersey
  • Clients include developers, property and business owners, manufacturers, private and public companies, public-private partnerships, landlords, tenants, financial institutions, investors, trustees and individuals
  • Due diligence and contractual allocation of environmental risk
  • Brownfield cleanups and contaminated property redevelopment 
  • Compliance with laws, regulations and permit requirements on property use, pollution and cleanup, federal Superfund law and state analogs
  • Waste generation and disposal laws
  • Air, water and wetlands laws and permits
  • Transaction-triggered environmental laws  
  • Negotiation with governmental entities on regulatory issues
  • Financing for redevelopers of contaminated properties
  • Environmental cleanup cost recovery
  • Disclosure laws and obligations concerning environmental issues on real property
  • Institutional and engineering controls
  • Penalty and enforcement proceedings
  • Environmental insurance
  • Environmental litigation
  • Environmental lien laws
  • Environmental aspects of bankruptcy 
  • Sustainable development and alternative energy projects
  • Solar development incentives
  • Net-metered and grid supply solar installations
  • Landfill gas to energy conversion
  • Cogeneration/combined heat and power
  • Consolidated natural gas
  • EHS compliance, workplace safety, product stewardship 

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Environment - New Jersey
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Noted strength in contaminated site remediation, particularly brownfield cleanups. Also adept at conducting environmental due diligence and providing counsel on air, water and wetlands laws and permits. Proficient in advising on the environmental elements of commercial transactions. Sought out by a diverse range of clients, including developers, property owners and manufacturers.

Work highlights

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP advised L'Oréal on the environmental due diligence and compliance issues related to its operations in New Jersey.

Notable practitioners

David Farer has an exceedingly broad practice which encompasses environmental litigation, regulatory compliance, transactional issues and redevelopment work.
"David is very responsive and very knowledgeable in all matters concerning environmental law." "He is the best environmental lawyer in the business."

Jay Jaffe assists large corporations with environmental issues within a transactional context including leasing and facility development matters. He also manages regulatory compliance.
"Jay is very knowledgeable, able and great to work with."

Barbara Koonz advises domestic and overseas businesses on environmental permitting for redevelopments and renewable energy projects.

David Roth assists clients with regulatory compliance, environmental liability, site remediation and cost recovery litigation.

Ann Waeger is a respected attorney who handles a range of environmental matters associated with real estate and corporate transactions. She specializes in environmental insurance coverage and claims.
"Ann is an excellent attorney."

Ranked Lawyers at
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

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New Jersey

Environment

David B Farer
1
David B Farer
1
Band 1
Ann M Waeger
3
Ann M Waeger
3
Band 3
Barbara J. Koonz
3
Barbara J. Koonz
3
Band 3
David A Roth
3
David A Roth
3
Band 3
Jay A Jaffe
3
Jay A Jaffe
3
Band 3

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