Curtis B. Toll

Curtis B. Toll: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Curtis B. Toll focuses his practice on the evaluation and management of environmental risks in connection with the acquisition, development, financing and sale of environmentally impacted real estate. He advises developers and corporations on complex redevelopment projects, environmental liability transfers, and the management and mitigation of environmental risk through the use of unique contracting arrangements and specialized environmental insurance products. Curt structures, negotiates and manuscripts various specialized environmental contracts and insurance products, including cost cap, pollution legal liability and integrated environmental risk programs.


•Brownfield redevelopment
•Complex redevelopment projects
•Military base reuse
•Environmental risk management and mitigation
•Environmental insurance products

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, 2012-2017
•Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013

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

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

04.10.17 Greenberg Traurig's Curtis Toll to Speak at RTM's Sustainable Property and Asset-Based Transactions Conference

01.18.17 A Year In Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

11.21.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Achieves Four First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 'Best Law Firms' Edition

11.15.16 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives First-Tier Ranking in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 'Best Law Firms' Edition

08.29.16 16 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Attorneys Listed in 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

08.23.16 7 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Listed in 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

06.09.16 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Recognized in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

06.08.16 Greenberg Traurig Environmental Practice Again Recognized Nationwide in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

11.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Environmental Law

Published Articles

02.24.15 Local Offices of National Firms Offer Opportunities

12.25.06 The Trouble with Preliminary Agreements

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Environmental
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215.988.7804  Phone
215.717.5241  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, B.S., Political Science and Communications/Rhetoric, 1989
Law School Attended:
The Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1994
Year of First admission:
1994, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Penn State Law Board of Advisers

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Reported Cases:
Significant 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, California, Georgia and other states.; Represented various developers and corporations in the negotiation and manuscripting of various specialized environmental insurance products, including pollution, legal liability, integrated risk and contractors pollution policies.; Represented master developer of, 500 acre former military base in the negotiation of regulatory documents to facilitate the BRAC land transfer for redevelopment.; Represented municipal owner of a large closed landfill facility in California in the negotiation of underwriting of pollution liability, contractors pollution liability and various other lines of insurance necessary to facilitate site reuse and redevelopment.; 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.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/03/11 in Environmental Business Law on 11/03/11

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    4.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 10/26/11 in Real Estate on 10/26/11

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