Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen W. Smithson has joined the firm's environmental group as counsel.
Stephen W. Smithson, of Sparta, represents environmental, insurance, and health and safety clients before state and federal regulatory agencies and in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is particularly experienced in brownfields redevelopment and site remediation, as well as due diligence and environmental compliance.
Mr. Smithson is a co-founder and Executive Committee member of the Justice Stewart G. Pollock Environmental American Inn of Court. He is also co-founder and former Chair of the Technical Regulations Advisory Coalition. He is a Director of the Environmental Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Mr. Smithson frequently writes and speaks on environmental law topics. He currently writes a monthly column, Environmental Developments for Commerce magazine.
Mr. Smithson earned his B.S.Ch.E. and M.E. from the University of Virginia in 1990 and 1996, respectively. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 1994. Mr. Smithson is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.