M. Robert DeCotiis

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Biography

M. Robert DeCotiis is the founder and Chairman of the firm and practices in the firm's Teaneck office. Mr. DeCotiis' focus is on Transactional and Business Law, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Environmental Law and Municipal Law. He specializes in providing high-level strategic counsel for clients who are engaged in complex, long-term, large-scale projects. His areas of expertise include siting and permitting issues for large mixed-use commercial undertakings, waste-to-energy facilities and financing matters associated with public/private projects. He represents clients at all levels of administrative and government operation & local, county, state and Federal, particularly the Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Mr. DeCotiis served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor James Florio from 1992 to 1993. He has broad experience in the representation of public entities and officials at all levels of government. He has particular expertise in the areas of local tax, municipal finance, governance and solid waste.

Mr. DeCotiis served as Chairman of the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (1985 to 1992) and as a Commissioner and Vice-Chair of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (1980 to 1984). Mr. DeCotiis served as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor James Florio from 1992 to 1993. He has broad experience in the representation of public entities and officials at all levels of government. He has particular expertise in the areas of local tax, municipal finance, governance and solid waste.

Mr. DeCotiis served as Chairman of the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (1985 to 1992) and as a Commissioner and Vice-Chair of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (1980 to 1984).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Government and Regulatory Affairs
  • Environmental Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
201-928-1100  Phone
201-928-0588  Fax
www.decotiislaw.com
University Attended:
Monmouth College, B.S., 1965
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
1969
Admission:
1969, New Jersey; 1969, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Memberships:
Bergen County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.
ISLN:
907951818

Peer Reviews

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Teaneck, New Jersey

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    Teaneck, NJ
    Glenpointe Centre West , 500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard, Suite 31
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    201-928-1100 Phone

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