Based in the Bridgewater office, Jessica is a litigator and advisor with more than ten years of experience assisting clients with complex commercial and environmental matters.
As a litigator, Jessica is known for her thoughtful and diligent representation of clients in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”). She has extensive experience with both federal and state environmental laws, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (“Spill Act”), the New Jersey Site Remediation Reform Act (“SRRA”), the Industrial Site Recovery Act (“ISRA”), the Major Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”).
Jessica also devotes a significant portion of her practice to representing clients in regulatory compliance, permitting, and remediation efforts. She frequently advises clients on issues related to environmental insurance coverage and other cost recovery options. Finally, she has extensive knowledge of the regulations governing licensed site remediation professionals (“LSRPs”).
Jessica serves as Board Secretary for the Hunterdon County YMCA Board of Trustees. Licensed in New Jersey and New York, she has been selected for inclusion in the General Litigation section of New Jersey Rising Stars every year since 2014. Palmer is also a Barrister with the Justice Stewart G. Pollack Environmental Inn of Court and was awarded the Don Monroe Casto Constitutional Law Award.
Jessica joined Norris McLaughlin in 2013. She served as law clerk to the Hon. Robert P. Contillo, P.J.Ch., Chancery Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, during the 2009-2010 term.
“Site Remediation in New Jersey,” Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Bridgewater, NJ, July 13, 2016
Jessica L. Palmer was selected to the 2018 Rising Stars Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.