Environmental Group Ranked in Band One in Chambers USA 2017 Rankings

Riker Danzig’s Environmental Practice has again been honored with a Band 1 ranking in the Chambers USA Guide this year.  Our group has been consistently ranked in the top tiers of Chambers USA since the publication’s inception and in “Band 1” since 2010.  Many of our environmental attorneys are also recognized individually in the Guide.  Chambers continues to be one of the most well-respected attorney ranking guides, due to its in-depth research and the unbiased and independent nature of its reporting.

Following are highlights from the editorial commentary, as published in Chambers USA.

Riker Danzig’s Environment Practice (Band 1):

“Superb environmental group.”  “Offers expertise across multiple industries, including banking, real estate, gaming and energy.”

"They're all great lawyers and great writers, and they have a deep bench!"

Chambers‘ sources note our "collaborative approach," "depth of resources," and "cross-border capabilities."

Dennis Krumholz (Band 1)  "Well-respected"  and has an outstanding reputation in the market.  He is valued by clients for his "highly knowledgeable and professionalapproach to matters. He leads the firm's environmental practice and is an excellent choice of counsel for cost recovery disputes. He also excels in regulatory compliance matters, including ISRA issues.

Samuel Moulthrop (Band 2)  A highly regarded and experienced trial lawyer noted for his substantial expertise in complex environmental disputes and government enforcement actions, including significant CERCLA and site remediation cases.

Steve Senior (Band 2)  A leading name in his field and draws praise from clients for "his understanding of complex legal issues and ability to communicate those issues in layman's terms."  He is well versed in handling regulatory and transactional matters, including brownfield redevelopment, site remediation and ISRA issues.

Jeff Wagenbach (Band 3)  A sophisticated environmental practitioner who has a wealth of experience in CERCLA and Spill Act cost recovery cases and CAA claims. One appreciative client notes his "timeliness, judgment, experience, and practical advice and counsel."

Marilynn Greenberg (Band 3)  Has a broad-ranging practice, with an emphasis on transactional and permitting matters, and has notable expertise in brownfield redevelopment issues.  A satisfied client enthuses: "She is one of the best lawyers I've worked with - she's a great writer and a tireless advocate."

Alexa Richman-La Londe (Band 3) "Great" lawyer noted for her litigation strengths and maintains a fine track record in Spill Act cost recovery and CERCLA disputes. Sources reserve particular praise for her responsiveness and ability to deal with difficult complications that arise during complex cases.

Jaan Haus (Associates to watch)  "Excellent environmental lawyer" particularly recognized for his adept counsel on site remediation matters, and is a noted authority on the Site Remediation Reform Act.  He is also highlighted for his representation of clients in Spill Act and CERCLA disputes.

Many of Riker Danzig’s other practice areas and attorneys have also been ranked in the prestigious guide. Full rankings, commentary, and methodology are available at Chambers.

See Awards and Honors Methodology Above quotes from Chambers USA 2017.  
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