Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member with the firm, practices in the Environmental Law Group.
Jeff represents and counsels clients in a wide range of industries, including commercial and residential developers, chemical and industrial manufacturers, and commercial business owners. He maintains a results-oriented approach to each environmental issue to achieve the client’s goals and objectives. He assists clients in resolving issues related to site remediation, due diligence, solid and hazardous waste disposal, environmental regulatory compliance and solid waste utility licensing and approvals, permitting, Brownfields redevelopment, and cleanup cost recovery.
The practice of environmental law often involves unique technical issues that require the expertise and advice of technical consultants. Jeff’s environmental engineering background enables him to better communicate and problem solve with environmental consultants and to apply a team approach to all issues, legal and technical. Jeff’s ability to understand the technical aspects of his environmental matters provides clients with an opportunity to efficiently resolve their environmental issues.
Jeff has obtained solid waste approvals for haulers, brokers, and solid waste facilities, and recycling facilities for solid waste utilities just starting up or continuing to grow.
Jeff has experience handling matters involving CERCLA, RCRA, EPCRA, and OPA. He has negotiated removal orders, EPCRA/OPA settlements, cost recovery for removal and remedial actions, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Settlements, and Remedial Design/Remedial Action Settlements.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Jeff was Assistant Regional Counsel and the 2002 Michael F. Vaccaro Honors Fellowship Attorney at the U.S. EPA Region III, where he focused on Superfund matters. Before that, he was a judiciary law clerk for the Honorable Vincent LeBlon and the Honorable Dennis V. Nieves in Middlesex County, New Jersey. While attending law school, he was a legal intern at the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic and at the Environmental Defense Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division.
Jeff served as an elected councilman for the Borough of Stockton, New Jersey. During his term, he was appointed by Mayor Stephen Giocondo to the Stockton Planning Board as Council Liaison and to several committees for the community of Stockton, including finance, personnel, and water and sewer.
- “Potentially Heavy Legislation Out of Trenton,” NJ Real Estate Dispute Blog, March 17. 2017
- “Brownfields to gold mines? Possible – but be careful,” Lehigh Valley Business, September 30, 2013
- “The New Dynamic of Site Remediation in N.J.,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 4, 2013
- “Ethics Credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals,” Montclair, NJ, November 17, 2017
- “Dealing With Environmental & LSRP Program Concerns,” Montclair, NJ, December 2, 2016
- “Due Diligence in New Jersey,” LSRP Association Training Course, September 27, 2016
- “Dealing With Environmental & LSRP Program Concerns,” Montclair, NJ, November 13, 2015
- “Don’t Cry Over Spilled Oil: Understanding Environmental Risks Can Create Opportunities,” September 25, 2013
- “Legal Aspects of Your Waste Management Strategy,” Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Energy & Environment Conference & Expo., October 12, 2011, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- “Environmental Site Remediation: LSRP vs. Environmental Consultant – Issues to Consider When Making the Decision,” Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, October 6, 2010
- “Environmental Site Remediation: LSRP vs. Environmental Consultant – Issues to Consider When Making the Decision,” Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, September 21, 2010
- “Green Revolution and Evolution,” Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Energy & Environment Conference & Expo., September 16, 2010 Breinigville, Pennsylvania
- Top Environmental Issues Facing the Business Community, March 10, 2010, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania