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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

Education

  • 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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Publications

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08/22/17
06/01/17
03/15/17
09/14/16
08/22/16
05/16/16
04/13/16
02/16/16
11/09/15
11/04/15
10/21/15
10/07/15
01/26/15
11/5/2014
M&E Environment & Energy Alert
10/01/14
Hot Topics in Downstream Litigation
Ira M. Gottlieb, David J. Lender, James A. Pardo
Book Chapter, The Center for American and International Law: Institute for Energy Law Proceeding of the Sixty-Fifth Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law(LexisNexis Matthew Bender 2014)
02/19/14
Ira M. Gottlieb, David J. Lender, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, James A. Pardo, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
65th Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference
03/22/13
02/28/13
01/03/13
10/29/12
09/28/12
07/16/12
04/13/12
03/12/12
08/12/11
The First Steps in Evaluation of Groundwater Claims: The Search for Facts
Book chapter, Litigating Toxic Tort and Hazardous Waste Claims, 119 (Thomson Reuters/Aspatore Books, 2011)
08/12/11
Searching for Baseline
ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resources Committee on Superfund and Natural Resource Litigation Newsletter, Volume 6, No. 2
12/07/10
12/01/10
M&E Insurance Coverage Alert
08/30/10
09/24/09
Cooperative Assessment vs. Litigation of Natural Resource Damages Claims
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 17th Annual Section Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
09/01/09
05/15/09
05/08/09
05/06/09
05/06/09
M&E Insurance Coverage Alert
05/01/09
A Practical Guide to Litigating Natural Resource Damages Claims, (book chapter), part of an ABA publication, entitled Environmental Litigation: Law and Strategy
03/23/09
03/01/09
Natural Resource Damages for Climate Change - An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come, Part II: Climate Change NRD Claims - Get Coverage
Environmental Claims Journal
12/05/08
11/10/08
Natural Resource Damages for Climate Change - An Idea Whose Time Is Not Yet Come, Part I: NRD Claims Are Not Currently Viable under CERCLA
Environmental Claims Journal
08/21/08
10/17/07
06/21/07
06/15/07
06/06/07
06/01/06
An Overview of New Jersey's Natural Resource Damages Initiative
NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGES & Environmental Claims Report
05/24/05
Natural Resource Damages Overview, Program Moderator
Presented by Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ
04/01/05
Insurance for Biotech Companies
BioPharm International
03/01/05
The March Hare, Mad Hatter and Alice Return to Superfund: The Implications of Cooper Industries Inc. v. Aviall Services Inc.
Trends, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Newsletter
01/10/05
Firms with Anti-Terrorism Expenses May Be Overlooking Valuable Insurance Coverage
01/07/05
Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Superfund Decision Will Affect Insurance Claims: But The Question Is How And How Much?
LexisNexis MEALEY’S Emerging Toxic Torts
01/01/04
Chapter Section on Witness Preparation; Preparing Lawyers for Deposition and Trial Testimony
06/10/03
Recovery Of Natural Resource Damages Under Comprehensive General Liability Policies
Ira M. Gottlieb, Kelly A. Williams
Mealey's Litigation Reports: Insurance, Vol. 17, No. 3 (June 10, 2003); Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (July 2003); ABA, Section on Environment, Energy & Resources, Committee on NRD Litigation Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (August 2004).
12/01/02
An Overview Of The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Of 2002
Mealey’s Litigation Reports: Insurance, Vol. 17, No. 7; (reprinted Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes, Vol. 7, No. 24; Mealey’s Business Interruption: Insurance, Vol. 2, No. 1
11/01/02
Insurance Basics for Long Term Care Facilities
03/01/02
The Insurance Crisis for Long Term Care Facilities: Where To Go Next
Mealey's, Emerging Insurance Disputes
02/12/02
The Decline Of The So-Called 'Absolute' Pollution Exclusion
Mealey's Litigation Report, Vol. 16, #14
10/01/01
Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy Looks Back at Concerts, Songs and Unlikely Meetings of Politicians and Jerry Garcia
Relix.com
03/01/01
Builders, Subcontractors and Architects: Finding Insurance Coverage for Mold Litigation