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USA New Jersey Environment

The environment chapter features both litigation and advisory / transactional support to clients. This includes general corporate issues, (eg due diligence on mergers), the development of brownfield sites, and pollution issues.`Traditional` environment work includes regulatory compliance, litigation and enforcement actions related to air, water, wetlands, waste and endangered species.We also feature advice to corporate and financial clients on the environmental aspects of M&A, financings, securities offerings and other transactions, which involve due diligence and environmental insurance issues.

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Band 1
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    Archer Law
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Market-leading practice, extremely well regarded for its exceptional litigation expertise. Demonstrates marked capabilities in both state enforcement actions and claims brought by private parties. Key areas of expertise include environmental insurance coverage, Superfund, Spill Fund and Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) matters. Frequently acts for clients from the petroleum industry, and is noted for its expertise in perfluorinated chemicals matters.
  2. Gibbons P.C.
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    Gibbons P.C.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Offers first-class representation in private sector environmental litigation as well as enforcement actions brought by regulatory agencies. Navigates the matrix of regulations affecting real estate transactions, enabling clients to meet business aims. Dispenses exceptional compliance advice in connection with environmental matters, from air and water pollution to asbestos and development permits.
  3. K&L Gates
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    K&L Gates
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    High-quality team that regularly acts for Fortune 500 companies on a range of matters, including major Superfund litigation, permitting and regulatory compliance. Stands out for its expertise in brownfield redevelopment and natural resources damages. Also offers expertise advising a broad range of industrial manufacturers.
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    Lowenstein Sandler LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    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.
  5. Riker Danzig LLP
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    Riker Danzig LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Superb environmental group with a focus on New Jersey remediation programs. Also adept at handling Superfund, natural resource damage and multiparty cost recovery litigation. Deals with the full range of environmental issues, from air pollution to wetlands and hazardous waste. Offers expertise across multiple industries, including banking, energy and pharmaceuticals. Additionally skilled at advising on real estate and redevelopment issues.
  6. Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1
  7. McCarter & English, LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
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    Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    A highly esteemed group experienced in representing before state and federal courts, as well as various state and local agencies. Areas of expertise include the remediation and redevelopment of Superfund sites and brownfield properties, and multiparty cost recovery litigation. The firm has considerable expertise in the environmental aspects of commercial and real estate transactions. Also has experience advising on energy sector concerns.
  2. Fox Rothschild LLP
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    Fox Rothschild LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Well-regarded group with expertise across the full gamut of environmental matters, including transactions, litigation and site remediation matters. Excels in CERCLA liability issues and also regularly called upon for its counsel in private cost recovery matters. Represents an array of noteworthy national and international companies.
  3. Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
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    Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    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.
  4. Faegre Drinker
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  5. Norris McLaughlin P.A.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2
  6. Saul Ewing LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Cole Schotz P.C.
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    Cole Schotz P.C.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    A group with experience and expertise in all areas of environmental law, including land use and insurance cost recovery matters, Superfund and Spill Act liability litigation. Regularly advises clients on issues concerning air, water and waste regulations and also noted for its work obtaining government brownfield incentive funds. Represents clients from an array of sectors including real estate, manufacturing and chemicals.
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Well-regarded environmental practice with experience handling an array of matters, including Superfund remediation, compliance issues and nuclear waste issues. Acts for clients from a broad range of sectors, from energy and chemicals to real estate, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.
  3. Giordano Halleran & Ciesla PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  4. Porzio, Bromberg & Newman PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  5. Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Connell Foley LLP
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    Connell Foley LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Offers astute environmental regulatory counsel to clients in a variety of sectors across energy, utilities, real estate and chemicals. Further noted for handling complex litigation and administrative proceedings before federal and state agencies. Particularly recognized for managing significant Superfund work in New Jersey.
  2. Coughlin Midlige & Garland LLP
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    Coughlin Midlige & Garland LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Offers strong capabilities across the environmental aspects of significant corporate and real estate transactions, CERCLA and Spill Act claims and toxic and mass tort actions. Also handles environmental permitting before state and federal agencies.
  3. Duane Morris LLP
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    Duane Morris LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    Experienced environmental group with expertise in handling lawsuits involving site contamination by chemicals such as petroleum, chlorine and chromium. Represents companies from a myriad of industries. Adept at pursuing insurance coverage claims on behalf of clients following environmental damage, as well as providing counsel in regard to site remediation, regulatory compliance, and Superfund sites.
  4. Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
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    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Offers capabilities across a range of environmental work including permitting and compliance, remediation and redevelopment issues and cost recovery actions. Particularly noted for managing environmental insurance claims. Also counsels clients on environmental due diligence for corporate transactions.
  5. Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
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    Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Strong team recognized for its expertise across a wide range of environmental matters, notably including remediation and redevelopment work. Also regularly handles environmental permitting for renewable energy, oil and gas and utility projects.
  6. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  7. Cullen and Dykman LLP
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  8. Flaster Greenberg PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  9. McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen, Carvelli & Walsh, PC
    Environment
    USA 2022 | Band 4