In all, 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 and Partners has ranked Mr. Salinger as leading practitioner since 2008, and has identified him as a ‘Band 1’ “Environmental: Mainly Transactional” practitioner since 2014. Clients describe Jeff as “excellent in every way” and “razor-sharp, powerful, very bright and an excellent, highly effective business-minded advocate.”
Jeff headed the Environmental Practice Group at Shearman & Sterling LLP for 12 years and served, after appointment by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2003, for 13 years as a member of the Council on the Environment of New York City and GrowNYC. Mr. Salinger’s pro bono practice focuses on international human rights and environmental issues. While at Shearman & Sterling, LLP, his pro bono work has taken him to Tanzania, Haiti, Ethiopia and Malawi. Mr. Salinger recently returned from Kenya where he trained Kenyan Wildlife Service Officers in crime scene analysis and evidence collection techniques in support of rhino and elephant anti-poaching efforts.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Salinger practiced environmental law in Massachusetts, where he focused on compliance, brownfields redevelopment and environmental litigation.