Halina Kuizema |Legal Practice Assistant
201.489.3000 ext. 5107
Jullee is a member in the firm’s Environmental, Employment and Litigation departments.
Jullee’s practice primarily focuses on environmental issues in complex transactional and regulatory matters involving commercial and industrial properties. Additionally, she provides support to the firm’s Employment practice group on OSHA-related matters and Litigation practice group on environmental cost recovery matters.
From pre-acquisition due diligence to post-closing remediation and compliance matters, Jullee works on a range of complex environmental matters involving individual and portfolios of properties located in states across the country. She works closely with environmental consultants to help her clients navigate compliance with remedial obligations and reporting requirements, for example, under the oversight of:
- New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs)
- Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professionals (LEPs)
- Massachusetts Licensed Site Professionals (LSPs)
- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Brownfield Cleanup Program
- Washington State Department of Ecology’s Voluntary Cleanup Program
Jullee works strategically to negotiate contracts and secure insurance policies that are tailored to the specific needs of her client and their property(ies), in order to mitigate any potential environmental liabilities and associated financial risks. She has handled matters under federal and state environmental laws for a broad range of clients, including property owners, real estate developers and investors, commercial and industrial businesses, and manufacturers.
Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Jullee gained a unique perspective working in-house on environmental insurance claims at a major global insurance company. She is able to draw upon her past experiences and her deep understanding of how policies work, lending an advantage to her clients. Jullee also previously practiced environmental law at a boutique law firm in New Jersey and has interned with multiple public sector entities dealing with environmental law at the federal, state, and city levels in New York.
Networks & Affiliations
Jullee is currently secretary of the New York City Bar Association’s Environmental Law Committee. During her prior term on the International Environmental Law Committee, she was a contributing member on multiple Committee reports. She is also a member of the New York City Brownfield Partnership and the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute’s 2017 class.
She earned her B.A. from Boston College and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she served as an Executive Articles & Research Editor for the Brooklyn Law Review. She completed a global environmental law fellowship at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, where she earned her LL.M in environmental law. Her publications include:
- Reframing Humans (Homo Sapiens) in International Biodiversity Law to Frame Protections for Climate Refugees, 42 WM. & MARY ENVTL. L. & POL’Y REV. 805 (2018).
- Applying Sustainable Land Use Development Studies to Sustainable Agriculture: Are the Conditions Ripe for a Successful Movement Towards Sustainable Agriculture?, 78 BROOK. L. REV. 1033 (2013).