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SPR Principal Daniel Riesel to Speak About Negotiating Consent Decrees for Environmental Violations

May 20, 2022

On June 21, 2022, SPR Principal Daniel Riesel will speak in a Strafford Live CLE Webinar entitled “Negotiating Consent Decrees for Environmental Violations: Critical Strategies for Modifying and Managing Compliance.” Registration is available HERE. The program will provide information and insights for lawyers negotiating settlements of environmental violations, with a focus on strategies for drafting…

SPR Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Super Lawyers Magazine

April 1, 2022

Sive, Paget and Riesel attorneys earned multiple accolades in this year’s Super Lawyers rankings for the Top Women Attorneys in New York. Elizabeth Knauer, Joyce E. Kung, and Christine M. Leas were recognized in the environmental practice area. Pamela R. Esterman was recognized in the alternative dispute resolution practice area. Two SPR attorneys were listed as Rising…

SPR Welcomes Evan Preminger As An Associate

January 28, 2022

SPR is very pleased to welcome Evan Preminger to the firm. Evan focuses his practice on the full range of environmental and land use matters, representing clients in litigation arising under Superfund, toxic tort, and the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act. He also provides environmental support for real estate, corporate, brownfield cleanup, renewable…

SPR Principals Co-Chair Annual ALI Environmental Law Conference

On February 10, 11 and 15, 2022, 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…

SPR Announces Promotion of Maggie Macdonald to Principal

January 10, 2022

Sive, Paget and Riesel is pleased to announce the election of Maggie Macdonald as a principal. “Maggie began her career as a summer associate at Sive, Paget and Riesel; her skilled and scholarly advocacy over the years has greatly benefited the Firm’s clients and significantly contributed to the growth of the Firm,” said SPR co-founder…

Meg Holden to Present on High-Performance Leases

December 6, 2021

On December 9, 2021, SPR associate Meg Holden will present on high-performance leases during a virtual program called “Unpacking High Performance Leases: Decarbonizing Commercial Office Spaces” hosted by the New York City Climate Action Alliance (the Alliance) and Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. High performance leases are a solution for driving…

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