Curtis B. Toll: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Curtis B. Toll

Operating Shareholder
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7804
Fax: 215.717.5241
University University of Pittsburgh, B.S., Political Science/Communications/Rhetoric, 1989; Member, Appellate Moot Court Board
Law SchoolThe Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1994; Member, Dickinson Law Review
Admitted1994, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law, Board of Counselors


Curtis B. Toll represents developers and corporations in connection with the acquisition, development, transfer, financing and sale of environmentally contaminated real estate. He focuses his practice on complex project redevelopments, environmental liability transfers, and the management and mitigation of environmental risk. Curt structures, negotiates and manuscripts various specialized environmental contracts and insurance products, including cost cap, pollution legal liability and integrated environmental risk programs.

Areas of Concentration

•Brownfield redevelopment
•Complex project redevelopments
•Military base reuse
•Environmental risk management and mitigation
•Environmental insurance products
•Real estate finance

Awards & Recognition

•Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms Edition, Law Firm of the Year, Environmental Law, 2016
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law, 2012-2015
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2006, 2008-2013
•Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2012
•Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
11.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Environmental Law
08.31.15 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America
01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms' List
08.25.14 David G. Mandelbaum Named Philadelphia's Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law
08.25.14 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
08.25.14 17 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
08.15.13 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Published Articles

02.24.15 Local Offices of National Firms Offer Opportunities
12.25.06 The Trouble with Preliminary Agreements

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Co-Author, Environmental Solutions to Uncertainties in Mergers and Acquisitions: Using Environmental Liability Insurance to Mitigate Risks in M&A Transactions, JLT Specialty USA, December 2015
•Author, Trash to Treasure - The Evolution of Brownfield Development and Renewable Energy Opportunities on Contaminated Property, Lexicon (The Dickinson School of Law Magazine,) Spring 2011
•Quoted, Asarco, Other Ch. 11s Spark Debate Over Cleanups, by Jesse Greenspan, Law360, July 29-30, 2009
•Co-Author, Environmental Insurance in the Wake of the AIG Bailout, Environmental Transactions and Brownfields Committee Newsletter, February 2009
•Co-Author, The Trouble with Preliminary Agreements, New Jersey Law Journal, December 2006
•Quoted, New Growth Sprouts on USA's Brownfields, by Haya El Nasser, USA Today, October 7, 2005

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented various national brownfield developers in connection with acquisition, development, financing and sale of contaminated real estate, including projects in New Jersey, Florida, Colorado, New York, Texas, Ohio, Maryland, Georgia and other states. Represented global manufacturing company in structuring, negotiation and documentation of two complex, long-term environmental liability and property transfer transactions. Represented various developers and community local reuse authorities in connection with the reuse and redevelopment of closed military bases, including early transfers, Economic Development Conveyances, public and negotiated sales of BRAC property and formerly used defense sites. Represented various developers and corporations in the negotiation and manuscripting of various specialized environmental insurance products, including cost cap, pollution, legal liability, integrated risk and contractors pollutopn policies. Structured, negotiated and documented complex integrated risk insurance program for the remediation of munitions and unexploded ordnance at a large former military base in northern California. Represented various lenders and equity funds in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of complex brownfield financings and joint venture transactions to acquire, develop and insure contaminated real property. Represented developers and lenders in connection with the establishment and financing of specialized conservation banks for endangered species, habitats and wetland mitigation banks for the preservation of wetlands and the sale of wetland mitigation credits.
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Office Information

Curtis B. Toll

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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