Jaan M. Haus, Counsel in Riker Danzig's Environmental Group, is experienced in environmental litigation, regulatory compliance and transactional matters. He represents clients in all aspects of site remediation and has particular knowledge of the Site Remediation Reform Act and the Licensed Site Remediation Professional program. In addition, he assists clients with the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate matters including drafting contract provisions, advising clients with regard to due diligence and obtaining environmental land use permits.
Jaan is also particularly experienced in assisting clients with procuring environmental insurance policies, which are often an effective means to address environmental issues that arise in connection with commercial transactions. In his litigation practice he counsels clients in complex state and federal environmental litigation matters, including CERCLA, the Spill Act and insurance recovery.
Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers has deemed Jaan an “Associate to Watch” in its 2015 through 2017 publications, calling him an “excellent environmental lawyer,” lauded for his range of environmental work, and particularly recognized for his adept counsel on site remediation matters and as a noted authority on the Site Remediation Reform Act. Clients describe him as “great to work with, knows what’s going on and always delivers.” Thomson Reuters has included Jaan on its Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list in 2016 and 2017. Jaan earned his law degree cum laude from Pace University School of Law, where he also received a Certificate in Environmental Law. See Awards and Honors Methodology.
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