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Michael Bogin to Present CLE on Waterfront Development and Lands Under Water Issues

March 26, 2021

On April 6, 2021, SPR Principal Michael Bogin will speak on a continuing legal education (CLE) panel entitled Land Under Water: Navigating Legal Nuances of Waterfront Development in New York State, hosted by the New York State Bar Association. Waterfront property acquisition and development in New York State involves numerous legal nuances that affect basic…

Dan Riesel to Present CLE on Zombie Corporations and CERCLA Liability

March 17, 2021

On April 15, 2021, 1:00-2:00pm EDT, SPR Principal Daniel Riesel will present a continuing legal education webinar with Strafford entitled “Zombie Corporations and CERCLA Liability: Identifying and Pursuing Zombie PRPs.” CLE participants will learn how to access and monetize the undistributed insurance assets of dissolved corporations (aka zombie corporations) to help cover contamination site cleanup…

SPR Welcomes Aaron Aber, Ying Cheng and Michael Shiu As Associates

March 11, 2021

SPR is very pleased to welcome Aaron Aber, Ying Cheng and Michael Shiu to the firm. Aaron was a summer associate with SPR in 2019 and now joins the firm full time. Aaron works on a variety of environmental and energy matters, including offshore wind, land use, SEQRA, and local government matters. Aaron also does…

SPR Principals Co-Chair Annual ALI Environmental Law Conference

February 4, 2021

On February 24-26, 2021, SPR principals Daniel Riesel and Pamela Esterman will co-chair the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference, co-sponsored by ALI CLE and the Environmental Law Institute. This year’s program will be held virtually. SPR attorneys have chaired this conference continuously since its inception. Daniel Riesel will also lead a panel on CERCLA litigation and regulatory developments, and…

Dan Chorost and Jeffrey Gracer Present On New York Climate and Energy Issues

November 17, 2020

  On November 10, 2020, SPR Principals Dan Chorost and Jeffrey Gracer presented about recent New York climate and energy laws and related business opportunities on a webinar hosted by the Quebec Government Office in New York. Dan and Jeff summarized the robust and growing legal framework for capping carbon emissions and advancing renewable energy…

SPR Nationally Ranked in Three Practice Areas in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021

November 12, 2020

SPR has received a Tier 1 ranking on both the national level and New York City metropolitan level in the areas of Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, and Litigation – Environmental in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021. The “Best Law Firms” ranking is based on peer and client reviews.…

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