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Over 28 years of environmental technical and legal experience working with environmental consulting/design,  expert witness and law firms. Regulatory, project and quality control management, Chlorinated solvents, ground water contamination, expert reports, Brownfields, due diligence, litigation and environmental auditting experience with all size entities ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. Department of Defense Site remediations and settlements under BRAC, FUDS and FUSRAP with the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Department of Justice.


Expert Witnessing, TCE, PCE, chlorinated solvents, World War II, Korean War, Cold War, Vietnam War, Desert Storm, Iraq, Afganastan military and  industrial history, Climate Change, Adaptation, Mitigation, Environmental law, transactions, litigation, regulatory counseling, cost-effective environmental solutions, DOD Sites, BRAC Site settlements. Authored papers on environmental consulting, environmental due diligence, AAI, natural resource damages, chemical plant security, emergency preparedness, vapor intrusion, soil remediation standards and environmental cost controls and a book chapter on the future regulation of global warming.


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  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
    24 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    16 years
  3. Military Law: 10%
    22 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    16 years
  5. Other: 50%
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  • David Jason Singer

    I endorse this lawyer. He is extremely competent.


    David Singer Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
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Contact info

First Environment, Inc.

91 Fulton Street
Boonton, NJ, 07005


NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015
DCActive 200205/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Town AppointmentChairman-Morristown Environmental Commission2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Market Area Director, Legal and Regulatory ServicesFirst Environment, Inc.2011 - Present
CounselHerold Law, PA2005 - Present
AttorneyGibbons Del Deo Dolan Griffinger & Vecchione1997 - 2005
Manager of Regulatory AffairsFoster Wheeler Environmental Corporation1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia Bar Association - Environmental Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Morristown Hospital Biosafety CommitteeMember2005 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Environmental Law InstituteMember1990 - Present
American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources SectionMember1990 - Present
American Chemical SocietyMember1983 - 1990
New York State Bar Association- Environmental Law SectionN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Winsor Street Associates, L.P. v. US ArmySettled for Environmental Response Costs
Dye Specialties Corporation v. Crusader Servicing Company, Inc.Stay of Tax Foreclosure/Sheriff's Sale
Confidential Client: Township of Woodbridge, New Jersey, Wetlands/Waterfront Development ViolationsSettlement/Negotiation of ACO
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Publication nameTitleDate
Environmental Claims JournalHistorical Records Research and Analysis Becoming Increasingly Important in WWII Legacy Contamination Cases2011
Environmental Claims JournalAn Update on the New Federal Expert Discovery Rule: The Expert's Perspective2011
Mid Atlantic Real Estate JournalBio-Walls: The Cure for Sick Buildings?2010
The Economics of Green, ANJEC CongressGreen is Good for Business2009
Mid Atlantic Real Estate JournalNew Jersey Breathes New Life Into NJDEP's Site Remediation Program2009
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Climate Change Ushers in a New Paradigm for Regulatory Compliance2008
ANJEC ReportEmission Inventories and Energy Audits2008
Former Defense Sites Web PageFormer Defense Site (FUDS) Cleanups2008
Former Defense Sites Web PageIndoor Air Contamintion At Raritan Center Day Care Causes Response2008
Herold and Haines WebsiteEnvironmental Due Diligence at the Crossroads: Goodbye Phase I, Hello AAI2006
Herold and Haines WebsiteNew Jersey's Domestic Security Preparedness Task Force's Chemical Best Practices Standards -2006
New Jersey Law JournalBusinesses May Face Heavier Cleanup Costs2005
NJPA Real Estate JournalToxic Vapor Intrusion: Vapor Phase Migration of Volatile Organic Compounds2005
In-Sites, Special AlertNJDEP Issues Draft Soil Remediation Standards2004
Business WeekAn Overview of New Jersey's Natural Resource Damage Program2004
In-SitesNJDEP Stops Processing Certain LNA Applications2004
Real Estate Finance JournalEmergency Preparedness: Ten Questions You Should Ask2002
Gibbons Web SiteEPA Launches New Hospital and Healthcare Environmental Enforcement Initiative2001
In-SitesPort Expansion and Brownfields: Perfect Together2000
In-SitesPre-Approval of Development Sites Through "Silver Track for Municipalities"2000
Environmental Law & PracticeEPA's Y2K Penalty Waiver Policy: An Attempt to Catch Environmental Problems Before They Happen1999
Journal of Environmental Regulation and PermittingRegulatory Programs Enhance Use of Bioremediation For Contaminated Environmental Media1996
Environmental Section NewsletterRCRA Regulatory and Legislative Initiatives: Change-Yes; Reform-Maybe1996
Corporate AnalystHiring Lawyers and Consultants1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
State University of New York, BinghamtonChemistryBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Environmental Law ForumClimate Change on the Horizon: Real World Strategies for Verification, Mitigation and Adaptation2011
Sustainability ConferenceRegulation and Permitting of Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems2010
The Economics of GreenGreen is Good for Business2009
Dewberry Project Manager Training CourseWorking with Environmental Lawyers2008
Environmental Law ForumAll Appropriate Inquiry Standards2006