James R. Gregory concentrates his practice in the areas of environmental law, land use, and complex commercial litigation.
Jim has more than 30 years’ experience on issues relating to real property, zoning and environmental statutes, including Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund); Federal and New Jersey Safe Drinking Water Acts (SDWA); New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act; New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) and its predecessor ECRA; and the New Jersey Air Pollution Control Act. He routinely represents both public and private clients in litigation and transactional matters. Additionally, he has handled condemnation matters, on behalf of public bodies, negotiation and litigation of permit violations, administrative consent orders, and penalties and insurance coverage matters.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Jim was a member of Gregory & Reed, P.C., which he co-founded in 1995. He published in the area of industrial pretreatment standards and lender environmental liability. Jim was also appointed to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Task Force on industrial pretreatment of hazardous waste.
Outside of work, Jim enjoys running, golf, organic gardening, and brewing. He was a former member of the Long Valley Recreation Committee and has coached many years in his home town of Long Valley.