Kenneth Hollenbeck is the Managing Partner of the firm. He is a member and former Chair of the firm’s Environmental and Land Use Law Group and a member of its Business Law and Real Estate Law Groups. Mr. Hollenbeck has extensive experience in all areas of environmental and energy law practice, including environmental permitting, compliance and counseling; energy project siting, development, finance and regulation; and the environmental liability/risk allocation aspects of corporate, utility asset and real property transactions. He has published and/or presented numerous articles on the transactional, permitting and liability aspects of environmental and energy law practice and serves as Co-Chair of the University Seminar on Legal, Social and Economic Aspects of Environmental Protection Policy at Columbia University.
Mr. Hollenbeck has extensive experience representing clients from the alternative and renewable energy, solid waste, materials recovery and recycling industries, with particular emphasis on the transactional and facility development/permitting aspects of the practice. He has handled asset and/or stock acquisition and disposition transactions having an aggregate valuation in excess of $2.0 billion, and has directed countless facility and infrastructure development/permitting initiatives throughout the New York/New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. For the past five years, he has been actively involved in the development of rail carrier transload facilities and waste conversion/WTE facilities designed to handle various waste commodities on behalf of rail carriers, private equity firms and other non-traditional waste industry participants.
Mr. Hollenbeck’s experience in structuring, negotiating and managing complex corporate transactions extends to a variety of businesses outside the solid waste, alternative and traditional power generation and electric, natural gas and petroleum transmission infrastructure areas. He regularly represents emerging growth businesses and other companies in capital formation transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and corporate control and governance matters.
New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association (Environmental Law Section)
American Bar Association [Member of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section (Special Committees on Environmental Transactions, Audits and Brownfields, and Solid Waste) and Business Law Section (Special Committees on Negotiated Acquisitions and Environmental Controls)]
Green Justice: Should the Poor Inherit the Polluted? - New Jersey Law Journal, June 6, 1994
Environmental Justice - When Minorities and Poor Live in Toxic Parts of Town, is it Because of Discriminatory Intent or the Effects of Broader Social Forces? - The Recorder, Autumn, 1994
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