TEL: 646-563-8953 / FAX: 646-563-7953 / jrichardson@coleschotz.comLegal Secretary: Susan Daly TEL: 201-489-3000 ext.5106 

An Associate in the Environmental Department, Jill’s practice involves all aspects of transactional environmental law. She has experience working with clients to achieve regulatory compliance during complex business and real estate transactions, as well as during the investigation, remediation and monitoring of contaminated industrial, commercial and residential properties located all over the country.

An associate of the firm since 2013, Jill has been actively involved in a number of environmental transactional matters, including:

  • A national commercial real estate financer evaluating environmental issues associated with a multitude of prospective property deals;
  • A seller’s ISRA compliance during an $11 million commercial real estate transaction;
  • Commercial businesses remediating soil and groundwater associated with former leaking underground storage tanks;
  • State and federal innocent purchaser protections for prospective buyers of contaminated property;
  • A former commercial property owner investigating PCE and TCE groundwater contamination;
  • Insurance coverage for property owners performing clean-ups; and
  • State and federal regulatory filings and deadlines applicable to owners and operators investigating and/or remediating contaminated property.

New York Metro Super Lawyers recognized Jill as a “rising star” in 2014 and 2015.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section.

She earned her B.A., with honors, from Michigan State University and her J.D., cum laude, from Pace University School of Law, where she received a Certificate in Environmental Law. While in law school, Jill was a member of the Pace Environmental Law Review, participated in the Environmental Litigation Clinic, interned with the Environmental Protection Agency, served as Chair of the 2010 National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition and sat as President of the Environmental Law Society.



Pace University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Michigan State University, B.A., with Honor, 2003

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