Tom Spiesman is a detail-oriented environmental lawyer who brings clarity, focus and a positive problem-solving perspective to each client and project. His caring approach to matters large and small, coupled with his years of practical experience, are essential in the day-to-day management of client matters and in meeting the longer-term objectives of his clients. Tom’s perseverance and determination in overseeing the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites as well as his excellent technical abilities make him one of the better-known and respected environmental attorneys in the state of New Jersey.
His practice encompasses matters of environmental compliance, permitting, Brownfields development, property transfer litigation, and strategic advice with respect to environmental issues that arise in the context of commercial and industrial transactions.
As part of his practice Tom assists clients with renewable energy ventures. He manages and oversees legal work with respect to power purchase agreements and contracts, the review of financial and tax incentives, obtaining and expediting permits and municipal approvals, and maximizing liability and financial protection.
A new wave of redevelopment projects in urban centers has resulted in environmental issues which require careful steering of clients through the various steps that will enable them to be compliant with the regulations of the agencies that have oversight responsibilities for implementation of federal, state and local environmental laws.
Tom's approach to client relationships is to learn everything he can about a client’s business and understand what is important so he can offer legal solutions that help them accomplish their business agenda.
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, J.D., 1985
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979
100 Southgate Parkway
Morristown, NJ 07962-1997