Jeff focuses on litigation and environmental law. A former federal trial attorney, Jeff has significant trial experience and has worked as lead counsel on numerous complex litigation matters throughout the country. Complex litigation matters have included contract disputes, antitrust, securities, intellectual property, anti-terrorism, environmental, and international law.

His environmental practice includes matters involving CERCLA/Superfund, RCRA (including contaminated sediment sites and natural resource damages), the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Natural Resources Protection Act, and the Endangered Species Act.

He is a recipient of the EPA's Gold Medal for exceptional service and several U.S. DOJ special achievement awards, and is recognized as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers U.S.A., New England Super Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, the American Registry, and the Litigation Council of America.

U.S. Department of Justice Experience

Jeff was previously a Trial Attorney in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division in Washington, D.C. At DOJ, Jeff led trial teams in federal courts across the country in a wide range of environmental cases. Cases and awards included:

  • One of the largest Clean Water Act cases ever brought by the EPA and DOJ
  • One of the first Clean Air Act cases under the New Source Performance Standards
  • Several significant natural resource damage cases
  • Numerous CERCLA and RCRA cost recovery cases

Prior to the DOJ, Jeff worked at White & Case LLP in Washington, D.C., where he worked on complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters involving antitrust, securities, intellectual property and international law.

Practice Areas


  • Kalamazoo College (B.A., cum laude, 1997)
  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2000)


  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Natural Resource & Environmental Section
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Maine State Bar Association
    • Member, Environment, Energy & Natural Resource Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Gold Medal for Exceptional Service, 2010
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    • Special Achievement Awards
    • Special Recognition Awards
    • Nominated by the Environmental Enforcement Section for the Attorney General Award
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America
  • Recognized by the American Registry
  • Recognized by New England Super Lawyers
  • Recognized by Chambers, USA
  • Recognized by Benchmark Litigation

Civic Involvement

  • E2Tech, Marketing & Enrollment Committee
  • Falmouth Youth Soccer Association Board Member
  • Soccer Maine "D" License Soccer Coach
  • SeaCoast United Assistant Coach