Camille V. OteroCamille V. Otero, a Director in the firm’s Real Property & Environmental Department, focuses her practice on environmental and toxic tort litigation, representing clients in an array of environmental matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, and the Spill and Landfill Closure Acts.
Ms. Otero has extensive experience assisting clients in remediation activities and compliance, environmental due diligence, and corporate and real estate transactions. She has also represented clients in matters related to petroleum franchise law and toxic tort litigation arising from petroleum contamination.
EducationRutgers University School of Law - Newark (J.D., 1998)
Managing Business Editor, Computer & Technology Law Journal
Bloomfield College (B.S., summa cum laude, 1995)
Professional AdmissionsState of New Jersey, 1998
State of New York, 1999
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1998
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2001
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2001
Professional ActivitiesMember, New York State Bar Association
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Publications"Vapor Intrusion Investigations: Community Outreach Is a Necessity," New Jersey Law Journal, November 25, 2013 (David A. Brooks, Camille V. Otero, Sandro G. Ocasio)
"N.J. Supreme Court Clarifies Need For Nexus Under the Spill Act," New Jersey Law Journal, November 26, 2012 (Adam C. Arnold, William S. Hatfield, Camille V. Otero)
"Look Before You Leap - New Hurdles For Brownfields Re-Development," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, April 2006 (William S. Hatfield, Camille V. Otero)
"Vapor Intrusion - Add Another One to Your List," New Jersey Lawyer, December 2005 (Camille V. Otero, Co-authored)
"What's All the Stink About Vapor Intrusion?," Construction Executive, November 2005 (William S. Hatfield, Camille V. Otero)
Quotes/InterviewsInterviewed in New Gibbons Environmental Partners Discuss Regional Practice Expansion, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, October, 2012 (David J. Freeman, William S. Hatfield, Camille V. Otero)
Speaking EngagementsSpeaker, Gibbons P.C., "Look Out Below: The Ever Rising Problem of Vapor Intrusion, " August 14, 2013
Speaker, New Jersey State Bar Association, "Hold Your Breath: Continued Migration of Vapor Intrusion Regulation," June 22, 2013
Honors/Awards*Listed in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Law Firms, Environment, 2012
Listed in Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Environmental Litigation, 2006
NewsGibbons Continues to Expand Its Environmental Practice Throughout The Region
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