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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Environment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Preeminent environmental firm with an excellent offering in a broad range of areas, including brownfields, Superfund and private cost recovery. Has notable experience in matters requiring specialist expertise, such as chemical exposures and dram shop litigation. Also regularly called upon for its counsel on RCRA matters, and additionally noted for strength in toxic tort issues.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "excellent, client-orientated, and respected."

Another adds: "It is a top-shelf firm; very practical and very skilled."

A source notes: "They are very responsive and very good at paying attention to the details."

Work highlights

Served as counsel to a group of 23 companies that has committed to address soil and groundwater contamination at the Borne Chemical Company Site in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Notable practitioners

Michael Lichtenstein is a litigator with longstanding experience practicing in environmental and insurance law. He handles cost recovery defense and toxic tort cases.
"He is extremely knowledgeable about this practice area and he's practical in the guidance he provides." "He is very sharp, has a lot of experience in litigation and can explain complicated issues in a way business people can understand."

Norman Spindel routinely counsels corporations on site remediation matters and issues of environmental liability.
"He is an exceptionally fine lawyer who represents his clients with a great deal of ability." "He has a deep understanding of the way environmental remediation works in New Jersey."

Richard Ricci has a wealth of experience handling remediation and Superfund work.
"He is very knowledgeable of the law and he has excellent business judgment." "He is a top-notch environmental litigator." "He has a very practical approach and pays good attention to detail."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New Jersey

Environment


Michael Lichtenstein
Band 3
Norman W Spindel
Band 2
Richard F Ricci
Band 1