Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP
John represents a broad array of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to smaller closely held businesses, facing diverse environmental issues. John is co-practice leader of the firm's New Jersey practice, is a partner in the firm’s environmental litigation group, and is also regularly called upon by clients to handle site remediation matters and complex negotiations with government entities and private parties. John’s work on contaminated sediment sites and related litigation include his election to a small steering committee overseeing litigation for a large group of corporate defendants in a high profile sediment case. John has represented clients in the railroad, telecommunications, chemical, waste, retail, heavy industrial, construction, municipal, financial and other sectors in environmental matters including the defense of natural resource damages claims, contaminated sediment sites, the defense and prosecution of private and government initiated environmental cost recovery claims, citizen suits, the defense of government penalty actions, permit challenges, administrative appeals, site remediation matters, as well as on-scene emergency responses and government inspections. John also received formal mediator and arbitrator training through the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR).