David B Farer
Provided by David B Farer
Among many: ‘ISRA Compliance: Environmental Issues in Transactions and Brownfields Redevelopment’ (ICLE 2013, 8th Ed.); ‘Contractual Allocation of Environmental Risks in Transactions’ (ALI CLE 2013)
Co-Chair, Environmental Department. Nationally-renowned, concentrates on impact of environmental laws on transactions and real property in New Jersey and around country, and litigation arising from these issues. Focus includes cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties and brownfields, environmental compliance, insurance, due diligence, Superfund, contractual protection techniques, brownfield funding, transaction triggered environmental laws, environmental issues in bankruptcies, sustainable initiatives. Special master and mediator in environmental litigations. Serves on Panel of Mediators of U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.
Prior to joining Greenbaum Rowe in 2012, chaired the Environmental and Brownfields practice group at Farer Fersko, where he established that firm’s environmental practice in 1984. Developed and chaired two longstanding ALI-ABA/ALI CLE national programs; develops and presents numerous seminars for NJICLE on ISRA, site remediation, brownfield redevelopment. Currently active in developing pro bono projects in Cuba on behalf of the American College of Environmental Lawyers.
Fellow and Past President, American College of Environmental Lawyers (Co-Chair, International Pro Bono Committee; Chair, Cuba Working Group); Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Member, American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association
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."