For the last 20 years, Jeff has advised clients on environmental risks and opportunities presented by corporate and real estate transactions. Over the years, he has counselled a wide array of clients with respect to corporate social responsibility, ESG issues, climate change disclosure, brownfield redevelopment energy efficiency and LEED matters, and worker health and safety. He also helps clients comply with environmental laws, resolve environmental disputes and coordinate responses to emergency conditions, including releases of PFAS containing materials. 

Jeff spends the majority of his time managing environmental issues in corporate, finance and real estate 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 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 14 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.