Jeff Salinger co-heads the US environmental practice. 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.