Scott M. Press, an associate in Goldberg Segalla’s Environmental Law and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration practices, has been named chair of the Environmental Law Committee for the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA).
The Environmental Law Committee was created to bring relevant CLE programs to those who practice environmental law, and to highlight the latest developments in the field impacting real estate law, municipal law, and related areas of practice. Scott joined the committee in September 2019. As chair, Scott intends to keep members engaged and on top of environmental issues that not only impact the profession and the practice of law, but the community as well.
“I am extremely grateful to be appointed as chair and look forward to the opportunity to create programming that will keep the committee and bar association members up-to-date about cutting-edge environmental legal and policy issues.”
More about Goldberg Segalla’s Scott M. Press:
Based in White Plains and Manhattan, Scott focuses his practice on complex litigation involving environmental law and land use, representing clients in environmental litigation claims, regulatory and compliance counseling, and enforcement. Scott provides clients with an in-depth knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Clean Water Act, and others. He routinely handles complex environmental litigation matters, as well as regulatory enforcement and compliance matters including hazardous waste, site remediation and federal and state cost recovery and contribution claims. He also litigates matters involving contamination and exposure to chemicals and substances such as lead, PFAs, 1,4-Dioxane, TCE, and mold, and advises clients in environmental due diligence related to the purchase and sale of commercial property. Scott is also a contributor to the firm’s Environmental Law Monitor blog.