David B. Farer will be a panelist at an upcoming presentation on Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution, presented by the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution. The program will take place on May 7, 2015 at Dolce in Basking Ridge, NJ, beginning at 6pm. During his portion of the discussion, Mr. Farer will address the ‘Practitioner/Non-governmental Mediator Perspective’. Other members of the panel include Joseph Seigel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Attorney and Environmental Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Specialist and Raymond Papperman, Director of the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Dispute Resolution.
Mr. Farer concentrates his practice on the impact of environmental laws on transactions and real property in New Jersey and around the nation. A nationally renowned environmental lawyer, he has been on the cutting edge of developments in the environmental sector since the 1980s, and is currently President-Elect of the American College of Environmental Lawyers.
For over twenty-five years, Mr. Farer has written and lectured extensively on environmental issues in New Jersey and nationally. He was recently invited to speak at Oxford University's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, where he presented a talk on particular developments and trends in U.S. environmental law. Since the mid-1980s, he has developed and presented numerous seminars for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), including his longstanding series of lectures, programs and associated manuals on New Jersey’s Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA, formerly ECRA) and New Jersey’s Brownfield Law. His most recent NJICLE programs have focused on New Jersey's Site Remediation Reform Act and its Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program.