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Greg D. Peterson Recognized in Chambers USA 2011 for “Renowned” Environmental Permitting Practice

Thursday, July 07, 2011

BOSTON, MA - Greg D. Peterson, a partner at Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C., was recognized in the 2011 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA as a Notable Practitioner in the category of Environmental law in Massachusetts.

Chambers writes that Mr. Peterson "is renowned for an environmental permitting practice that covers wetlands, groundwater discharge, transportation, public sewage connections and air plan reviews. Peers describe him as an 'extremely effective environmental attorney.' "

Chambers is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession with a reputation for in-depth, objective research.  Chambers' full-time researchers conduct independent interviews of lawyers and clients to identify and rank the world’s best lawyers, described as “those who perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients – such as technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery, value for money”.

Mr. Peterson is a member of the firm’s real estate and environmental groups. He provides strategic counseling to corporations, developers, investors, lenders, public utilities and private owners in connection with complex commercial real estate transactions, environmental and permitting and land use projects. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Peterson’s practice encompasses all phases of real estate development, from purchase and sales to managing environmental issues, financing and leasing.

Mr. Peterson also assists clients with the purchase and sale of contaminated properties, liability transfers, brownfields re-development, environmental insurance and environmental indemnities. He works with clients to develop business strategies related to environmental impact review processes, permitting, and acquiring local land use approvals. His work includes office and industrial properties, multi-family residential and mixed-use developments, a liquefied natural gas terminal, a gas-fired electric power generation plant, and alternative energy facilities. Alongside his environmental work, Mr. Peterson guides clients through the complex process of legislative and regulatory policy development and drafting.

Mr. Peterson is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.


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