The Environmental Practice Group is comprised of attorneys and support staff with broad based experience in environmental contamination litigation. The firm has defended a wide variety of complex environmental civil litigation and governmental enforcement matters seeking site remediation, contribution and cost recovery for hazardous waste, air, water and soil pollution and contamination.  We have represented potentially responsible parties in several Superfund sites, including Berry’s Creek Study Area, GEMS Landfill, Combe South Landfill, Combe North Landfill and Global Landfill. 

Prior representations include New Jersey state and federal actions, federal CERCLA and New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act litigation, and responses to USEPA Letters of Notice of Potential Liability and Requests to Perform RI/FS pursuant to 107(a) CERCLA, 42 USC sec. 9607(a).  M&K has also defended claims and advised clients under the New York Navigation Law and the New York Environmental Conservation Law as well as the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Our experience includes the defense of a broad variety of corporate clients in litigation and governmental actions for cost recovery and contribution, remediation, nuisance, trespass, property damage, and natural resource damage involving allegations of contaminated groundwater, discharge of solid and hazardous materials and waste, exposure to toxic fumes and substances and leaking underground storage tanks.