Eric B. Rothenberg

Eric B. Rothenberg is a partner in O’Melveny’s New York office and directs the Environmental Practice. He represents business and financial institutions in a broad range of adversarial environmental matters, including superfund proceedings, toxic tort claims and private cost recovery actions.

Drawing upon prior experience as a graduate-degree environmental engineer, Eric directs diligence and documentation of transactions, financings and reorganizations involving industrial and commercial properties. He also serves as lead counsel and court-appointed allocation counsel at National Priorities List superfund sites. He is a frequent speaker and author of numerous publications including current U.S. and International Environmental Law summaries for the PLI Corporate Legal Counsel series. He is recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and International Who’s Who as one of the leading US environmental lawyers. Eric is a member of the 2011 Environmental Law360 editorial advisory board.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental Law, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Real Estate, 4) Environment and Natural Resources, 5) Energy - Alternative and Conventional, 6) Oil, 7) Gas, 8) Resources, 9) and Mining and 10) Industrial Manufacturing and Facilities
Law School Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 1981
Education Harvard University School of Public Health, M.S.,1976; Harvard University, A.B., 1975
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association, Missouri State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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