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SPR recognized as a top-ranked New York environmental law firm by Chambers & Partners

May 25, 2021

SPR has again been awarded the top ranking for New York environmental law firms in the 2021 Chambers USA rankings of top lawyers and law firms across the United States. The 2021 Chambers USA guide states that SPR is known for its “deep bench of environmental experts” and offers “high-quality environmental regulatory advice as well as expertise…

Alexis Saba to Discuss NYC Local Law 97 Adjustment Applications in Building Energy Exchange Webinar

May 3, 2021

On May 11, 2021, SPR associate Alexis Saba will discuss the NYC Local Law 97 adjustment application process and recent Department of Buildings guidance at an online panel discussion hosted by the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex). Adjustment applications for energy intensive uses and nonprofit hospitals are due in June and July 2021, respectively. The panel…

Michael Bogin to Discuss Climate Change and Waterfront Development Issues at Annual Waterfront Alliance Conference

April 30, 2021

On May 14, 2021, SPR principal Michael Bogin will speak about the intersection of climate change and waterfront development issues on a panel hosted by the Waterfront Alliance entitled “Where Ecological Vision Bumps Up Against Reality: Climate Design and the Regulatory Landscape.” The panel is part of the Alliance’s three-day 2021 Waterfront Conference. Michael and…

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…

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