Salinger, Jeffrey L.

Jeffrey L. Salinger

Counsel
Jeff Salinger heads the Environmental Practice Group. He advises on environmental matters arising in commercial transactions and serves regularly as lead environmental counsel to underwriters and issuers in securities offerings. Mr. Salinger has provided environmental counsel on hundreds of successfully consummated deals. Since 2008, Mr. Salinger has been recognized as a leader in his field by professional publications, including Super Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal, The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers. In addition, Chambers USA has consistently ranked Mr. Salinger as a top tier “Environmental: Mainly Transactional” attorney.
Mr. Salinger helps clients manage environmental risk in corporate and real estate transactions, coordinates environmental due diligence investigations and represents clients with contractual environmental claims. He also writes and speaks on climate change related risks and opportunities and provides counsel on related matters, including disclosure requirements and trends.

In 2003, Mr. Salinger was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to the Council on the Environment of New York City. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Salinger practiced environmental law in Massachusetts, where he focused on compliance, brownfields redevelopment and environmental litigation.

Selected Experience

  • DaimlerChrysler AG in its sale of an 80.1% interest in Chrysler Holding LLC to Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
  • The Lead Arrangers in connection with (i) the $6.75 billion senior unsecured bridge financing for TXU Energy and (ii) the $4.5 billion senior unsecured bridge financing for TXU Corp., each of which were in respect of the acquisition of TXU Corp. by an investor group led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Texas Pacific Group and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • BE Aerospace in its $310 million acquisition of TSI Group, Inc.

Publications

  • “New York,” Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property – 3rd Edition (2010), Published by the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, American Bar Association
  • “New York,” Brownfields: A Comprehensive Guide to Redeveloping Contaminated Property – 2nd Edition (2001), Chapter 54, Published by the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, American Bar Association
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Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1997, cum laude
    • Editor, Board of Editors of The Boston University Law Review
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1993, with honors

Admissions/Qualifications

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