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Areas Of Practice

  • Litigation: Administrative and Judicial
  • Cleanup & Superfund
  • Brownfields Development
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Permits
  • Regulatory Compliance & Auditing
  • Solid Waste
  • Water Pollution
  • Wetlands

James J. Periconi

  • Managing Principal
  • Owner





Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1995


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1977
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • M.A. - 1972
    • Major: English and Comparative Literature
  • Columbia College, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1970
    • Honors: Dean's List for four years
    • Honors: Danforth Graduate Fellow (1970-1973)
    • Major: English Literature


  • Mr. Periconi's " Environmental Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Transactions", is a Continuing Legal Education program for credit given 5 or more times per year for the last decade.

Honors and Awards

  • New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition
  • New York Super Lawyers Business Edition
  • Special Master, Woods, et al. v. City of New York (E.D.N.Y.), 1993
  • Special Master, New York Coastal Fisherman's Association v. New York City Dept. of Sanitation, et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated, 1994-present
  • Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers (Environmental)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1989 to Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Chair, Environmental Law Section, 2003 to 2004
  • New York Bar Foundation, Life Member, 2003 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1991 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • New York County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1977 to 1980
  • New York State Department of Law, Environmental Protection Bureau, Assistant Attorney General, 1982 to 1987
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Chief, Solid and Hazardous Waste Enforcement Bureau, 1987-1989