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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…

SPR Principals Co-Chair Annual ALI Environmental Litigation Conference

October 19, 2021

On October 21-22, 2021, SPR principals Daniel Riesel and Mark Chertok will co-chair the annual ALI CLE Environmental Litigation Conference, co-sponsored by ALI CLE and the Environmental Law Institute. This year’s program will be held virtually. The program will feature advanced-level presentations on recent developments in environmental law and litigation by senior public officials, distinguished law professors, seasoned…

SPR Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Super Lawyers Magazine

October 5, 2021

Sive, Paget and Riesel attorneys earned multiple accolades in this year’s Super Lawyers rankings.  David Paget and Daniel Riesel were honored as Super Lawyers in the environmental litigation practice area. Michael Bogin, Mark A. Chertok, Dan Chorost, John-Patrick Curran, Scott Furman, Jeffrey B. Gracer, Elizabeth Knauer, Joyce E. Kung, Christine M. Leas, and David Yudelson were recognized in…

Margaret Holden to Moderate NESEA Breakout Session on High-Performance Leases

September 28, 2021

On September 30, 2021, SPR associate Margaret Holden will present on and moderate a breakout session about high-performance leases during a virtual panel on decarbonizing office spaces as part of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy NYC conference. Reducing commercial tenant energy consumption is critical to achieving corporate sustainability goals, complying with NYC Local…

SPR Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Best Lawyers®

August 19, 2021

Six SPR Principals have been listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2022, a peer-reviewed ranking of distinguished attorneys in various practice areas. Michael S. Bogin, Mark A. Chertok, Jeffrey B. Gracer, Elizabeth Knauer, David Paget and Daniel Riesel, have been recognized for the practice area of Environmental Law. In addition, Mark, Jeff, David and Dan have been honored for the practice area of Environmental…

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