William Sullivan concentrates his practice in the areas of environmental law, land use law, redevelopment law and renewable energy law. Mr. Sullivan's practice includes the representation of clients with respect to a wide variety of land use and redevelopment projects, energy infrastructure projects, environmental permitting and compliance, site remediation, and related litigation. He has represented private developers on significant development and redevelopment projects throughout northern New Jersey, in communities such as Hackensack, Ridgefield, Teterboro, Harrison, Kearny, Newark and the Oranges. For example, he served as the primary permitting counsel for a $1 billion regional, private energy transmission project in Bergen and Hudson Counties, and he served as the land use and permitting counsel for the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center.
He represents both public and private entities in regard to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, including advice on State and federal funding opportunities and other financial incentives, contracting for efficiency and renewable projects, and regulatory approvals related to these projects.
Mr. Sullivan's litigation experience includes cases related to land use development, contaminated site remediation and environmental and commercial insurance coverage disputes.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association (Board of Directors, Environmental Law Section; Land Use Law Section)
"It's Time to take a Close Look at Energy Efficiency and Solar Installations," Meadowlands USA Magazine, 4th Quarter 2010
March 27, 2012 - Hudson Transmission Project
New NJ Flood Maps and Regulations Pose Challenges and Opportunities Posted on Thursday February 14, 2013 "On January 24, 2013, Governor Chris Christie and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) announced emergency regulations that adopted the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”)’s updated Advisory Base Flood Elevation (ABFE) maps. The new regulations also amended the Flood Hazard Area Control Act (“FHACA”) regulations in light of the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy. […]