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Todd W. Terhune

Partner

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Overview

Todd Terhune counsels industrial real estate developers and owners as well as heavy industry with matters involving environmental due diligence, ISRA compliance, water and wetlands, site remediation, environmental permitting, environmental cost recovery, and other environmental regulatory compliance issues related to real estate and business transactions, or as a result of regulatory action. He routinely engages with and appears before the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other regulatory bodies where environmental compliance requirements are triggered as a result of a transaction or regulatory requirement.

With more than three decades of practicing exclusively in the environmental field, initially as a licensed professional engineer and currently as an attorney, Todd brings a practical, business-oriented approach to solving environmental problems faced by industry and industrial real estate developers and owners. Todd’s technical background as an environmental engineering consultant prior to becoming an attorney has proven to be an invaluable asset when discussing and negotiating technically-driven legal issues with environmental consultants, LSRPs, regulators and adversaries.

Experience

Represented client in the acquisition, remediation and sale of a 130-acre former chemical manufacturing facility in Burlington Township, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition and remediation of a 400-acre former munitions manufacturing facility in Cranbury, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition and remediation of a 30-acre industrial property in Elizabeth, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition, remediation and sale of a former chemical manufacturing facility in Woodbridge, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition, remediation and sale of a former industrial facility in New Brunswick, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition and remediation of former industrial facilities covering four city blocks in Hoboken, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition of a contaminated property for development of a data center in Somerset, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition of a contaminated property for development of a long-term care facility in Washington Township, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition and redevelopment of a 200 acre contaminated property in Kearny, NJ

Represented client in the acquisition, remediation, and redevelopment of a 30 acre contaminated property in Belleville, NJ

Represented client in the remediation of a contaminated factory facility in Passaic, NJ

Represented client in the defense of liability in 5 Superfund matters in New Jersey

News

Education and Credentials

Education
Widener University, B.S., 1989
Widener University Law School, J.D., 2000
Admissions
State of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Affiliations
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Regulatory Affairs Committee
National Brownfield Association
New Jersey State Bar Association, ISRA and Environmental Committee

Recognition and Community

Recognition

Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Environmental, Real Estate: Business, 2021-2022

AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)

Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading Environment attorney in New Jersey, 2018-2022

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