Todd Berman is an experienced senior environmental analyst who assists clients and attorneys with fact finding, strategy, and regulatory communications and implementation. He focuses on the environmental, land use, energy, and health and safety practice areas.
Research and Analysis
For over 20 years, Mr. Berman has been providing litigation support through fact finding and strategic assessment. He gathers, organizes, and assesses large pools of documents and data for the development of a client’s case. Mr. Berman has executed Freedom of Information Act document searches at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and at regulatory agencies in 21 different states.
Superfund Sites and Related Cost Allocation
Mr. Berman has extensive experience with complex Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), or Superfund, matters. He helps prepare responses to regulatory inquiries, and routinely works with various regulatory bodies and Potentially Responsible Party groups (PRPs) to facilitate favorable outcomes for our clients. Much of his work focuses on helping clients manage historic environmental conditions and/or governmental obligations on sites which clients no longer own or operate. He has helped clients in dozens of states, from Maine to California.
Mr. Berman's years of industrial management experience give him a broad perspective on many of the environmental challenges faced by our clients. Mr. Berman is the president of the Connecticut Environmental Forum, an organization which provides a way for environmental professionals to share knowledge and learn about the latest in environmental regulation. He is a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Master Captain and part-time professional sailor, a background which helps him assist clients who are facing coastal and waterfront issues. He has served as a member of the adjunct faculty at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management, where he taught environmental law and policy. Mr. Berman's undergraduate work included terms of study at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.