McKillop adds Depth to Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Environmental/Land Use Group
Lyndhurst, New Jersey, February 24, 2016 – Scarinci Hollenbeck has strengthened its already prominent environmental law practice with the addition of Dan McKillop as Counsel. With more than fifteen years of experience in the environmental field, Dan has represented both corporate and individual clients in complex environmental litigation and regulatory proceedings. He has appeared before state and federal courts and environmental agencies in actions arising under numerous state and federal statutes, including the New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act, the Spill Compensation and Control Act, the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. Dan’s areas of expertise also include issues pertaining to the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, federal and state Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know requirements, occupational safety and health issues, asbestos requirements, and underground storage tank regulations. Dan is also well-versed in issues pertaining to environmental permitting, environmental auditing, environmental insurance, and the environmental aspects of commercial real estate and business transactions. Immediately before coming to Scarinci Hollenbeck, Dan practiced in the environmental law and land use groups at a firm in Montvale, New Jersey.
“I’m proud to join the environmental practice group at Scarinci Hollenbeck,” Dan said. “The reputation of the group and the firm are second to none, and I’m excited to contribute.”
Among his honors and awards, Dan was selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyer / Rising Star in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Dan is also a Director of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section, and he serves on a variety of committees and boards, including the New Jersey Commerce and Industry Association’s Environmental Business Council Steering Committee and the New Jersey Law Journal Young Lawyers’ Advisory Board.
Dan graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law in 2001, where he earned certificates in both Environmental Law and International Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Government and International Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
“We are pleased that Dan has joined our firm,” said John Scagnelli, Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Environmental and Land Use Practice Group. “Dan’s expertise adds a new dimension to our environmental and redevelopment practice. He will play an integral role in helping us to provide cutting-edge guidance and counsel to our clients.”