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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.…

SPR Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Super Lawyers Magazine

November 3, 2020

  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 2020, independent of specialty. Joyce E. Kung and  Maggie Macdonald were recognized as Rising Stars. The Rising Stars honor is reserved for attorneys who either have practiced for…

Alexis Saba Accepted as an Urban Land Institute NEXT New York Member

October 8, 2020

SPR Associate Alexis Saba has been accepted into the 2020 class of ULI NEXT New York, a membership group within the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where mid-career professionals convene to discuss current issues facing the real estate industry and to develop their expertise and network. ULI describes its mission as providing leadership in the responsible…

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