Raymond N. Pomeroy

Director, Environmental

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Mr. Pomeroy is an environmental attorney and risk management professional with broad experience, a multifaceted skill set, and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving for his clients. His extensive track record involves identifying and mitigating environmental risks in complex commercial transactions – including real estate acquisitions, sales and leases, mergers and acquisitions, loans and loan foreclosures, and commodities contracts – as well as in remediation and development of contaminated sites. He also advises clients on environmental insurance review and placement, corporate environmental policies and procedures and disclosures, climate change and green and sustainable energy issues, project and facility permitting matters, and environmental compliance and litigation.

In particular, Mr. Pomeroy counsels clients with regard to remediation, brownfields, and Superfund projects undertaken in accordance with New York’s Brownfields Cleanup Program, New Jersey’s Industrial Site Recovery Act, New Jersey’s Site Remediation Reform Act, and New York City’s Voluntary Cleanup Program. Additionally, he is an experienced litigator in CERCLA and state-based cost recovery, toxic tort claims, and challenges to actions by administrative agencies and government regulators. Further, he is a frequent speaker and recognized thought leader on ESG issues and New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act.

Credentials

Education

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

  • Environmental Certificate
  • Executive Articles Editor, Pace Law Review

State University of New York at Albany, Nelson A. Rockefeller School of Public Affairs and Policy (B.A., Political Science)

Professional Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

Professional Activities

Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Civic/Charitable Activities

Chairman, Sullivan County Legislature, 1996 – 2002

Legal Employment

Special Counsel, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, NY, November 2019 – December 2023

Of Counsel, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., New York, NY, April 2016 – November 2019

Executive Environmental Counsel – Divestitures, Global EHS Leader, Environmental Counsel, GE Capital, Norwalk, CT, December 2008 – December 2015

Associate, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, New York, NY, November 2006 – December 2007

Associate, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., New York, NY, November 2003 – November 2006

Law Clerk, Municipal/Land Use Group, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP, Walden, NY, June 2002 – November 2003