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Jack’s practice focuses on litigation, specifically under the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Prior to joining SPR in 2022, Jack was an Attorney at the Center for Applied Environmental Law and Policy, where he engaged in federal and state regulatory advocacy under the Clean Air Act, with a focus on transportation. Previously, Jack spent five years as an associate in the New York office of an international law firm, where his practice focused on government and internal investigations, as well as impact litigation on subjects including voting rights and redistricting, immigration, and criminal justice reform.

Jack graduated cum laude from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern scholar and an Articles Editor on the New York University Law Review. Before entering private practice, Jack clerked on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to law school, he worked on international sustainable development at the World Resources Institute, served as a legislative staffer in the U.S. Senate, and spent a year as a Fulbright scholar studying environmental politics in Oslo, Norway.

Fulbright Scholar, Oslo, Norway
Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, N.Y.U School of Law
Sanctuary for Families’ 2023 Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award

Rooftop Solar Systems Required by NYC Local Laws May Qualify for IRA’s Renewable Energy Tax Credits

New York City local law requires new roofs (with some exceptions) to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity generating and/or green roof system. While these requirements became effective in 2019, given the pace of construction in New York City, many of the roofs covered by the law have only recently ...

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude

Williams College, B.A., 2007

New York, 2019

California, 2016

U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2021

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2021

Hon. Nicholas G. Garaufis, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2015-2016

Kings County Democratic Party, Elected County Committee Member 2020-2022

New York Democratic Lawyers Council, Member