Spergel and Franey Present Fundamentals and Hot Topics in Environmental Law at PBI Real Estate Institute – Manko Gold Release

MGKF’s Spergel and Franey Present

“Fundamentals & Hot Topics in Environmental Law”

at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’sReal Estate Institute 2019

Philadelphia, PA (December 12, 2019) – Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox Partners Jonathan H. Spergel and Bryan P. Franey presented on “Fundamentals & Hot Topics in Environmental Law for Real Estate Lawyers” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Real Estate Institute 2019 in Philadelphia on December 6.  The program addressed the liability for contamination in Pennsylvania, the state’s Land Recycling Program (Act 2), changes to the Management of Fill Policy, as well as recent updates on emerging contaminants. 

Jonathan Spergel is the managing partner of MGKF where he started his legal career in 1993.  He handles a wide variety of environmental legal issues, including the environmental aspects of commercial transactions and brownfields sites, environmental insurance procurement and coverage issues, public funding opportunities, regulatory compliance counseling, and litigation for commercial, industrial, residential, and individual clients.

Franey’s practice has focused on regulatory compliance and transactional matters, particularly in the areas of air and water quality, redevelopment, sustainability, permitting, energy efficiency and renewable energy development.  Over the last several years, he has primarily worked with complex regulated industries, notably including petroleum refining, chemical processing, oil and gas operations, metal manufacturing, and electric generating facilities.  

MGKF concentrates its practice in environmental, energy, litigation, safety and land use law.We proudly celebrate 30 years of representing clients ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to small, privately held enterprises, both in the Mid-Atlantic region and on a national basis. MGKF is also honored to be the top-rated law firm, since 2011, in the Top Workplaces surveys by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com.  Offices are located at: 401 City Avenue, Suite 901, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania; 535 Route 38, Suite 145A, Cherry Hill, New Jersey; 5 Penn Plaza, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10001; and 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7400, Honolulu, HI.  For additional information, visit www.mankogold.com or call 484-430-5700; 856-317-1299; 212-835-1558; or 808-892-4334.