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Michael K. Plumb

Counsel

Michael Plumb is counsel in the firm's Environmental Group, representing clients in environmental litigation claims, regulatory and compliance counseling, and enforcement. He also represents clients building and permitting new and existing energy infrastructure.

Michael’s litigation experience covers all aspects of environmental law, representing a diverse array of clients in litigation related to environmental permitting and enforcement, and responsibility for discharges of hazardous substances, through all stages of litigation, including mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal. He routinely defends property owners and other responsible parties against NJDEP enforcement actions. He also regularly advises clients in environmental due diligence related to the purchase and sale of commercial property.

Within the energy sector, Michael navigates clients through the permitting and siting processes of such infrastructure projects as natural gas transmission pipelines, electricity transmission lines, combined cycle natural gas EGUs, and solar facilities.

Prior to attending law school, Michael worked as an environmental engineer specializing in environmental due diligence and regulatory compliance. Before joining CSG, Michael was an associate in the environmental practice group of Carter Ledyard & Milburn.

Education

  • Columbia University Law School (J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2008)
  • Loyola Marymount University (M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering, 2003)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.S. in Environmental Geosciences, 2000)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York