For the last 20 years, Jeff Salinger has advised clients on environmental risks and opportunities arising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance, real estate and bankruptcy transactions. He also helps clients comply with environmental laws, regulations and permits, and has, over the years, counselled a wide array of corporate and financial clients with respect to corporate social responsibility, climate change, brownfield redevelopment and worker health and safety.

As a member of the Corporate Group, Jeff spends the majority of his time helping clients identify and manage environmental risks in corporate transactions. He regularly coordinates environmental due diligence investigations and represents clients with contractual environmental claims. He has also served as lead environmental counsel to underwriters and issuers in hundreds of securities offerings.

Jeff was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2003 to the Board of the Council on the Environment of New York City. He served in that capacity for 13 years.

Before joining DLA Piper, Jeff served as the head of the environmental practice for 13 years at another global law firm in New York. Prior to joining that firm, Jeff practiced environmental law at a large regional law firm in Massachusetts.