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who we are

Environmental, Land Use and Insurance Coverage Lawyers Serving Clients in New York & New Jersey

Experienced Counsel. Quality Service. Lasting Results.

Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich is a boutique law firm comprised of highly trained and experienced environmental lawyers who represent small business, individual, non-profit, government, and corporate clients in environmental, land use, insurance recovery, and related complex litigation matters throughout New Jersey. Our environmental lawyers and supportive staff pride themselves on providing quality and cost-effective service to our clients.

Just listen to what our clients have to say about the lasting results our team has achieved.

what we do

Environmental Law and Complex Litigation Services

Many of our projects involve real estate that has been contaminated or is subject to environmental restrictions. Our attorneys assist clients in navigating the hazardous site remediation process, and we have a long history of success in securing funding for environmental cleanups, including recovering insurance proceeds and contributions from former site owners or operators. We also counsel clients concerning environmental issues, laws and regulations that affect their properties, business operations, and interests. Our team of skilled litigators prosecute and defend environmental and other complex litigation in state and federal courts, and have significant experience handling toxic exposure claims for families and communities, including recent cases involving AFFF, PFAS, PFOA and C8 known as forever chemicals.. Our litigation team is also well versed in appellate and state Supreme Court practice.

New Jersey Land Use & Development Services

The firm’s established land use practice has achieved lasting results for its clients. Whether clients wish to maximize the value of their property through development, or preserve the character of their communities through the land use process, our attorneys are well suited to the task. Our land use team regularly appears before planning and zoning boards, and our strong litigation experience enables us to pursue a land use matter through the courts when necessary.

Where a client's land use goals come face-to-face with environmental challenges, our team does some of its best work. Our attorneys have been successful in helping clients manage and cure the burdens of environmental impediments, clearing the way for new development of once contaminated properties. In densely populated states like New Jersey, we have helped property owners, investors, and (re)developers turn former manufacturing facilities into beautiful residential lofts, or take once blighted property and make it profitable again. Finding the funding for environmental cleanups is often one the biggest challenges, and an area where our team excels.

Learn More About Environmental and Land Use Law with Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich

We invite you to browse our website, explore our practice areas, and discover more about our attorneys, cases and results.

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Appellate Court Practice

Appellate practice in New Jersey is a vibrant and distinctive part of New Jersey's advocacy process. Our lawyers have substantial New Jersey appellate experience. Contact us to discuss you or your client's appellate court needs, including brief and appendix preparation, oral argument and argument preparation. Call 732-355-1311 or email us using the link provided above.

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Recent Twitter Posts

  • Contaminant May Have Leaked into Aquifer at Site of Planned LNG Terminal in Gibbstown. https://t.co/Q1yObrGP5J
    6 days ago
  • Lawmakers move to extend permits for projects derailed by COVID-19. https://t.co/9xw8O2tB1W
    2 weeks ago
  • Governor Murphy signs executive order relaxing deadlines for issuing environmental permits during the COVID-19 pand… https://t.co/d1GD05v82Y
    3 weeks ago
  • New Jersey and coalition of states file lawsuit to block EPA's "Navigable Waters Protection Rule." https://t.co/VOS7HkKCeu
    3 weeks ago

Recent Blog Posts

EPA ROLES BACK FEDERAL WETLANDS PROTECTIONS – AND GETS SUED FOR DOING SO

This past January, the federal government rolled back its protections of wetlands authorized under the United States Clean Water Act. The “Navigable Waters Protection Rule,” effective on June 22, 2020,
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EPA ROLES BACK FEDERAL WETLANDS PROTECTIONS – AND GETS SUED FOR DOING SO

Our Drinking Water and Water Bodies Prevailed in The Maui decision

When most of us think of Maui, we envision great weather, lush vegetation, tiki bars and beaches. The very last thing that comes to mind are sewer plants and the
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Our Drinking Water and Water Bodies Prevailed in The Maui decision

Published Reports Claims EPA is Hiding True Lead Levels in Drinking Water

APM Reports (from American Public Media) has just released a report on May 4, 2020 that raises some critical questions not only about the quality of the water we are
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Published Reports Claims EPA is Hiding True Lead Levels in Drinking Water

Toxic Mercury in Gym Flooring Used by Our Children

We have a giant mercury exposure problem in our New Jersey schools. Rubberized flooring found in school gyms cracks over time. And some, not all of the flooring products have
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Toxic Mercury in Gym Flooring Used by Our Children

In the media

  • Gulf Coast Town Center facing foreclosure

    Naples Daily News, September 16, 2015

    Wells Fargo filed a lawsuit Sept. 8 against an affiliate of CBL & Associates, the owners of the decadeold, 1.2 million-square-foot mall in south Fort Myers for a $190.9 million unpaid loan. The center has 94 stores on 204 acres, with such anchors as Super Target, Belk, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Marshalls and Costco...

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  • Town liable for private company's leaking underground tanks, court rules

    NJ.com Jul 26, 2017

    CRANFORD -- A couple that owned a businesses in town and became sick from leaking underground tanks owned by an adjacent business can sue the township for damages because the tanks were partially ...

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  • Dark Waters: How a Class Action Catapulted NJ to Forefront of 'Forever Chemicals' Battle

    NJ Law Journal Jan 09, 2020

    As property owners become increasingly aware of PFAS contamination, and as individuals exposed to PFAS learn of the health risks associated with exposure, liability will likely affect entire supply chains.

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