Samantha R. Corson: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Samantha R. Corson

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Green Building & Sustainable Development
  • Climate Change
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7842
Fax: 215.717.5249
University Hamilton College, B.A., Philosophy, cum laude, 1990; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1995
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1995 Arthur Littleton/ H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor
Admitted1995, Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, Environmental Law Institute
•Section Counsel, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Environment and Energy Law Section, 2013-2015
•Barrister Member, Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court, 2005-Present
•Member, American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
•Member, Government Submissions Task Force, 2010-2013
•Member, Environmental Committee
•Chair, 2009-2011
•Vice-Chair, 2008-2009
•Associate Member, University of Pennsylvania Law School, American Inn of Court, 1999-2002

BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, 1968

Samantha R. Corson represents clients in a range of environmental transactional, regulatory counseling and compliance matters. Samantha focuses her practice on the representation of developers and corporations in connection with the acquisition, development, transfer, financing and sale of contaminated real estate, including complex project redevelopments, environmental liability transfers and the mitigation of environmental risk. She also represents clients in connection with hazardous waste, water quality, toxics, Superfund enforcement and other environmental enforcement and compliance issues. Samantha has developed and presented programs on a variety of topics related to environmental issues. She is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Areas of Concentration
•Environmental issues presented in real estate and business transactions
•Brownfields transactions
•Solid waste, wetlands and air quality enforcement actions
•Environmental regulatory compliance counseling

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law - Litigation, 2010-2015
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2008-2014
•Named one of Pennsylvania's Lawyers on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly, 2008

•Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 1995-1996

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, Environmental Insurance in the Wake of the AIG Bailout, Environmental Transactions and Brownfields Committee Newsletter, February 2009
•Author and Lecturer, Essential Environmental Issues in Commercial Real Estate Transactions, 19th Annual Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Symposia, American Bar Association, May 2008
•Author and Lecturer, Litigation Update, 12th Annual Pennsylvania Environmental Law Forum, Pennsylvania Bar Association, April 2007
•Author, Are We Growing Smarter? A Look At Local Land Use and Environmental Regulation, Legal Intelligencer, April 7, 2007
•Contributing Editor, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Civil Practice Manual (9th-12th Editions), 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005
•Author and Lecturer, Environmental Justice Claims, Environmental Private Rights of Action, Pennsylvania Bar Association, October and November 1998
•Author, What you Need to Know About Environmental Justice, Environmental Corporate Counsel Report, Volume 5, Number 1, April 1998
•Author,Emerging Trends in Environmental Justice, Environmental, Mineral and Natural Resources Newsletter, Pennsylvania Bar Association, March 1998
•Author, Emerging Trends in Environmental Justice, Pennsylvania Bar News, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Volume 8, Number 4, February 23, 1998

Associated News & Events
Press Releases
A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia
Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'
Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms' List
David G. Mandelbaum Named Philadelphia's Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law
8 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
17 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers 2015
Three Greenberg Traurig Pennsylvania Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
8 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 175 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

New Jersey Legislature Passes Site Remediation Reform Act
Bicoastal Regional Climate Change Initiatives Expand Memberships

Profile Visibility
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Office Information

Samantha R. Corson

2001 Market Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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