Dave is an environmental attorney with experience in the private and public sectors who focuses his practice on environmental regulatory, real estate and corporate transactional matters. He counsels clients on site remediation, the Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA), Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), due diligence, participation in potentially responsible party groups and interaction with the Environmental Protection Agency on Superfund matters. Dave also advises on the procurement of environmental permits from state and federal agencies for major commercial and industrial development, transaction-triggered environmental laws and voluntary brownfields remediation programs. In addition, he litigates environmental compliance matters, especially those involving hazardous substances.
Previously, Dave served as senior counsel in the Office of Governor Philip D. Murphy, overseeing environmental and energy issues and initiatives, and was a law clerk for the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to attending law school, Dave worked in the Commissioner’s Office of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Articles in the National Law Review database by David J. Miller
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