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Kevin focuses his practice on environmental litigation, environmental regulatory compliance and permitting, hazardous substances remediation, due diligence of development projects, and renewable energy development. His experience includes representing clients in federal litigation under the Clean Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); representing clients in state environmental litigations and/or administrative enforcement actions; counseling developers through the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program and New York City Office of Environmental Remediation (E) Designation program; and assisting with environmental due diligence of renewable energy project financings and real estate transactions.

Prior to joining SPR, Kevin completed a post-graduate fellowship position as a Volunteer Assistant Attorney General in the Environmental Protection Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General, where he assisted in CERCLA cost recovery investigations and litigation, environmental permit enforcement, and an investigation into a utility company. During law school, Kevin was a summer associate with SPR and completed internships and/or clinics with the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Environmental Law Division of the New York City Law Department. He also served as the Submissions Editor for the NYU Environmental Law Journal and contributed to a City-funded study of Local Law 97 as a research assistant for the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law. Prior to law school, Kevin worked as an environmental remediation consultant in the New York City area.

“Environmental Law: Developments in the Law of SEQRA”

For: Syracuse Law Review Vol. 72, No. 687

Article Title: Developments in the Law of SEQRA


Proposed Changes to Part 375 Remedial Program Regulations: Implications for Real Estate Developers and their Financing Institutions

On February 14, 2024, NYSDEC (the Department) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for amendments to its regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 375 (Part 375), which govern New York State remedial programs, including the Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Program (State Superfund), the Brownfield ...

Challenge to Rye City Planning Commission Approval of Wainwright House’s Special Permit Dismissed

On November 9, 2023, Acting Justice Robert J. Prisco of the New York State Supreme Court, Westchester County, dismissed an Article 78 petition brought by neighbors of the Wainwright House in Rye, New ...

Waters in Flux: EPA and Army Corps Revise the Definition of “Waters of the United States”

On January 18, 2023, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) published a new final rule revising the definition of “waters of the United States” (the Rule) found in regulations implementing the Clean Water Act (CWA or the Act). The ...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Incidental Eagle Take General Permits for Wind-Energy Projects

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently proposed to develop a general permit under the Read More

NYC Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation Proposes New Enforcement Rules

In September 2022, the NYC Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation (OER) published draft rules proposing to establish OER’s authority to commence enforcement actions against parties ...

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Proposes Revisions to Part 375 Remedial Programs

On December 22, 2021, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the Environmental Remediation Program regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 375. The notice states that the proposed amendments are designed to implement the 2015 statutory ...

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2020

Brown University, B.S. in Geological Sciences, 2014

New York, 2021

New York City Bar Association, Energy Committee Member