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):
A Chambers’ source notes: “They are a superb and extremely sophisticated environmental group."
Other quotes from Chambers regarding Riker Danzig’s Environmental Practice:
- “Superb environmental group with a focus on New Jersey remediation programs.”
- “Also adept at handling Superfund, natural resource damage and multiparty cost recovery litigation.”
- “Offers expertise across multiple industries, including banking, real estate, gaming and energy.”
- “Skilled at advising on real estate and redevelopment issues.”
Individual Attorney Rankings:
Dennis Krumholz (Band 1) Noted as leading the environmental practice and “well regarded for his strength across a wide range of environmental litigation and regulatory matters.” Peers comment: "He is very smart, very reasonable and easy to deal with."
Samuel Moulthrop (Band 1) Noted as a “superb” attorney who "is extremely versatile. You can ask him any question; he knows everything," says one source, with another adding: "His input is always very valuable and he is very good at seeing the bigger picture." He is widely respected for his significant experience across a range of complex environment disputes. He is particularly noted for expertise in government enforcement and compliance litigation.
Steve Senior (Band 2) is well regarded for his experience across regulatory and transactional matters. He regularly handles site cleanup, brownfield redevelopment and ISRA matters. A client remarks: "He is even-keeled and unflappable. He not only has great legal strategy, but great people strategy too."
Jeff Wagenbach (Band 3) has extensive experience across an array of environment issues, including Superfund, remediation costs and regulatory compliance matters. An impressed source reports: "He is extremely knowledgeable and offers an in-depth understanding of environmental matters."
Marilynn Greenberg (Band 3) Chambers states she is "an exceptional, responsive and diligent attorney.” She is noted for her considerable experience across an array of environmental transactional and regulatory matters, including brownfield and hazardous material issues.
Alexa Richman-La Londe (Band 3) has significant experience handling environmental litigation, including Superfund and remediation cost disputes. Clients report: "She is wonderful: She is able to navigate through challenging situations, drills down on what is important and is commercially oriented."
Jaan Haus (Associates to watch) "is a fantastic lawyer and his work is exemplary," say satisfied clients. He is highlighted for particular skill across complex site remediation concerns, as well as advising on permitting and due diligence matters.
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.
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