Paul R. Recupero

Paul R. Recupero

Associate, Environmental

Mr. Recupero brings to the Environmental Group experience with CERCLA compliance, national environmental litigation, Section 404 permitting under the Clean Water Act, representation of public interest groups surrounding environmental matters, hazardous waste management regulations, and waterbody ownership disputes. Prior to joining Gibbons, he served as Assistant District Counsel for the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Baltimore District, representing the USACE in connection with environmental law, real estate law, and litigation concerning federal tort claims and contract disputes. At USACE, he also supported regulatory permitting, represented the Department of Defense in compliance matters with respect to remediation of Formerly Used Defense Sites, and handled transactional and policy aspects pertaining to the acquisition, management, and disposal of government real property.



Pace University, Elisabeth Haub School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)

  • Environmental Certificate
  • Environmental Law Review
  • Food and Agriculture Law Society, Founding Member
  • National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, Committee Member
  • Environmental Law Society

University of Connecticut (B.A.)

Professional Admissions

State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial Clerk Intern with the Honorable Paul Davison, U.S.M.J., United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, White Plains, NY, January 2017 – May 2017

Civic/Charitable Activities

Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS), Volunteer

Legal Employment

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, October 2018 – May 2022

Legal Intern with the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, White Plains, NY, August 2017 – May 2018

Summer Intern with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT, May 2017 – August 2017