Pamela Elkow has over 30 years of experience representing clients in remediating or redeveloping brownfields purchasing or selling businesses or real estate with significant environmental liabilities or challenges obtaining permits providing environmental, health, and safety compliance counseling and responding to governmental enforcement. Her clients include large companies engaged in the remediation of legacy properties, portfolio companies in the business of acquiring and remediating contaminated property for investment or resale, and municipalities engaged in redevelopment efforts. Pam has served as the chair of the Environmental Transactions and Brownfield Committee of the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources, a member of the Section's Council, and chair of the Section's Strategic Plan Committee.
Region 1 – (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT)
Year of induction:
BA (Political Science, Women's Studies), Colgate University, 1986 JD, George Washington University, 1989
CT NY MA DC
Professional Societies and Organizations:
American Bar Association, Section on Environment, Energy and Resources Connecticut Bar Association Fairfield County Bar Association Connecticut Society of Women Environmental Professionals Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Environmental Professionals of Connecticut
Other Environmental Career Experience:
Appointed Governor Malloy Environmental Transition Committee Legislative Appointed - Connecticut Transfer Act Working Group Robinson + Cole LLP (1989-1997, 1998-2015) Jacobi, Kappel & Case (1997-1998)
ABA Book Implementing Institutional Controls at Brownfields and Other Contaminated Sites, Second Edition (Connecticut Chapter) ABA Book Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions, Fifth Edition (Bankruptcy Chapter)
Representation of well-known diversified technology, media, and financial services company in deconstruction and remediation of a legacy manufacturing facility Outside environmental counsel to several real estate investment firms, focused on industrial and (in one case) film studio production properties, providing advice on acquisition, disposition, development and leasing. Conversion of several historical mills in New England on behalf of residential real estate developer, assisting with Brownfield grant applications and voluntary remediation program obligations.