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Cybersecurity Considerations While Working Remotely in the Wake of the Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

For those working from home during the coronavirus epidemic, there are important cybersecurity considerations to remember. SPR Principal Pamela Esterman is Chair of the Committee on Ethics for the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. On March 26, 2020, Pam and other Committee members published an article about cybersecurity considerations for lawyers…

Client Letter Regarding Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

Dear Clients and Friends, We hope you are staying healthy and safe as the global Coronavirus pandemic continues. We want to let you know the steps Sive Paget & Riesel (SPR) is taking to maintain our full range of client services during this challenging period, and how the firm is mobilizing to assist our clients…

Jeff Gracer Kick Starts Upcoming Climate Change Panels with ALI CLE Program

February 18, 2020

On February 6, 2020, SPR principal Jeff Gracer spoke at the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference in Washington, DC co-chaired by SPR principals Daniel Riesel and Pamela Esterman. Jeff’s presentation focused on state and local climate change legislation, including New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and New York City’s Buildings Emissions Law…

SPR Principals Co-Chair Annual ALI Environmental Law Conference in Washington, DC

January 24, 2020

On February 6-7, 2020, SPR principals Daniel Riesel and Pamela Esterman will co-chair the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference in Washington, DC. Daniel Riesel will also lead a panel on CERCLA and RCRA, and Pamela Esterman will lead a panel on ethical issues for environmental practitioners. SPR principal Jeff Gracer will participate on the…

SPR Announces Katherine Ghilain and Alexander Leff as Principals of the Firm

SPR is very pleased to announce that Katherine Ghilain and Alexander Leff have become Principals of the firm. Katie and Alex contribute robust, diverse skills and experiences that significantly shape SPR’s renewable energy practice group and bolster the firm’s traditional environmental legal work. Katie’s practice focuses on environmental litigation, environmental review and permitting, renewable energy…

SPR Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Super Lawyers Magazine

October 15, 2019

Sive, Paget and Riesel attorneys earned multiple accolades in this year’s Super Lawyers rankings.  Michael Bogin was named one of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area for 2019, independent of specialty.  Ten SPR attorneys were named as top environmental lawyers, out of approximately 50 environmental lawyers listed.  Two SPR attorneys were…

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