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  • A client portrays him as “great to work with and well respected by his peers.”
    - Chambers USA

    Sources commend his ability to “grasp and synthesize” complex matters while “consistently providing actionable advice.” - Chambers USA

    “He is very smart and very practical; he has a really nice mixture of intellect and practicality.”
    - Chambers USA

    “Very impressive” attorney Ira Gottlieb chairs the firm's environment and energy practice and is a highly skilled litigator.
    - Chambers USA

    Mr. Gottlieb has a “reputation for problem-solving.”
    - Chambers USA


  • J.D., Vermont Law School, magna cum laude, 1988
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, summa cum laude, 1985

    Articles Editor and Member, Vermont Law Review, 1986-1988

    Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Thomas F. Shebell, Jr., New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, 1989-1990

    Law Clerk, Vermont Superior Court, Chittenden County, 1988-1989

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Vermont

Court Admissions

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

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

International Association of Defense Counsel, Vice-Chair IADC Toxics and Hazardous Substances Committee

Former Co-Chair of the Committee on Superfund and NRD Litigation of the ABA Section on the Environment, Energy and Resources (2005-2007)

Former Vice-Chair and Editor of the ABA SEER, NRD Litigation Committee's Newsletter

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section

Former member, New Jersey Supreme Court, District Ethics Committee, for Essex County, District V-B, Suburban Essex, 1997-1998

Former Member and Former Vice-President of Board of Trustees, Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children

Ira M. Gottlieb

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