JAMES SHERMAN JOINS SLOWINSKI ATKINS, LLP
April 23, 2018 – Slowinski Atkins, LLP is pleased to announce that James Sherman has joined the firm as a partner in our New Jersey office. James has over two decades of experience in all aspects of environmental law including transactional matters, redevelopment projects, site remediation, regulatory compliance counseling, permitting, private environmental cost recovery actions and insurance coverage litigation. His clients include manufacturers, chemical companies, real estate developers, owners and investors. His substantial transactional and redevelopment experience will add significantly to the firm’s environmental law practice.
James has worked on many notable redevelopment projects including Westmont Station, the mixed-use transit-oriented redevelopment of the former Curtiss-Wright manufacturing plant in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. He has also been involved in the defense of several high-profile environmental cases including Ciba-Geigy in Toms River and Heterene Chemical in Paterson against concurrent USEPA, USDOJ, and NJDEP civil, criminal, and administrative enforcement proceedings. James is also a leading practitioner in the field of renewable energy. He originated and co-moderates the New Jersey State Bar Association’s annual Renewable Energy, Clean Tech & Climate Change Conference.
James graduated from Queens College and the New York University Real Estate Institute. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School where he was the Recipient of the Penzick Memorial Prize in Administrative Law. He is admitted to practice before the Bar of the State of New Jersey, the Bar of the State of New York, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Bar of the State of Massachusetts.