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FACT SHEET 2017

  • Brian W. Keatts, Esq., Joins Rutter & Roy LLP

    FREEHOLD, N.J., June 5, 2017 – Rutter & Roy LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy), announced that Brian W. Keatts, Esq. of Shrewsbury has joined the firm as a senior associate attorney. Since its founding in 1909, the regional law firm has focused on the areas of energy, infrastructure and environment, primarily in New Jersey and surrounding states. “Our firm’s unique culture distinguishes it from other law practices, and…

  • NJBIZ Triple Play: What companies need to know about property restrictions in N.J.

    Christine A. Roy is a partner with Rutter & Roy, LLP, a Freehold-based law firm focused on the complex areas of energy, infrastructure and environment, primarily in New Jersey and surrounding states. We asked Christine what companies need to know about property restrictions in New Jersey. Know what you’re looking for. In New Jersey, land preservation comes in all shapes and sizes. We’ve been doing this work for over 30…

  • New Jersey District Court Rules in Favor of Rutter & Roy Client

    FREEHOLD, N.J., April 24, 2017 – Rutter & Roy represented Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco) in a case involving Chesterfield Township’s refusal to issue building permits for construction of a compressor station, meter and regulating station and electrical substation. The work is part of the Garden State Expansion Project (Project) which, upon completion, will allow New Jersey Natural Gas – a local gas distribution company impacted by Hurricane…

  • Christine A. Roy Recognized as Best Attorney 2016 by Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

    Rutter & Roy partner Christine A. Roy has been named one of the top attorneys of 2016 by Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal. She has been recognized for her strong ethics, knowledge and passion for her work as well as her impact on key issues in New Jersey as a result of her extensive experience in land use, transportation and pipeline law. Roy joined the firm in 1999 and has…

  • Third Circuit Decision Represents Victory for Rutter & Roy Client

    Court Rules in Favor of NJDEP, Tosses Challenges by Conservation Groups FREEHOLD, N.J., Oct. 4, 2016 – Rutter & Roy, LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy), a regional law firm, represented Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco) in a case brought by several conservation groups challenging the issuance of permits and authorizations granted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to Transco for its Leidy Southeast…

  • Christine A. Roy Appointed to IRWA International Ethics Committee

    Rutter & Roy Partner Has Extensive Experience in Environmental Law and Eminent Domain FREEHOLD, N.J., Aug.16, 2016 – Christine A. Roy, a partner in Rutter & Roy LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy), has been asked to serve on the International Right of Way Association’s (IRWA) International Ethics Committee. The mission of the IRWA Ethics Committee is to promote and enforce the highest ethical and professional standards of the…

  • Four Rutter & Roy Attorneys Admitted to D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

    Rutter & Roy partners Michael K. Rutter and Christine Roy, as well as Senior Associates Heather Oehlmann and Richard G. Scott, were recently admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is the federal appellate court for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

  • Rutter and Roy’s IRWA 2016 Conference Presentation

    Michael K. Rutter and Christine A. Roy led an education session at the International Right of Way Association’s 62nd Annual International Education Conference, held in June 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. The presentation, entitled “Planning for Federally Regulated Pipeline Projects: A Legal Perspective,” highlighted the critical role that lawyers can play from the inception of a natural gas pipeline project through acquisition, construction, restoration and beyond. The presentation can be viewed  HERE. 

  • Rutter & Roy Offers Five Legal Tips for Planning Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

    Attorneys Lead Session at IRWA Education Conference FREEHOLD, N.J., June 27, 2016 – Attorneys play a critical role in the early planning and development of federally-regulated pipeline projects by saving time, money and helping to avoid potential show-stoppers, according to Michael K. Rutter and Christine A. Roy, partners in the regional law firm of Rutter & Roy LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy). The attorneys led an education session…

  • Rutter & Roy Partners to Participate in IRWA Annual Conference in Nashville

    Educational Session to Address Pipeline Projects FREEHOLD, N.J., May. 11, 2016 – Michael K. Rutter and Christine A. Roy, partners in the regional law firm of Rutter & Roy LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy), will be leading a session at the International Right of Way Association’s 62nd Annual International Education Conference this June in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. The law partners’ educational…

  • Energy, Infrastructure and Environmental Law Firm Has New Name, Rutter & Roy

    Freehold Law Firm Rebrands with New Website

    Freehold, N.J., April 22, 2016 –The regional law firm, Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy, LLP, has changed its name to Rutter & Roy, LLP to better reflect the firm’s current leadership – Michael K. Rutter and Christine A. Roy. Rutter & Roy also has launched a website at www.rutterroy.com.

  • Watson Stevens Presents at IRWA Education Conference

    Michael K. Rutter and Christine A. Roy presented an educational session at the IRWA’s 61st Annual Education Conference in June.

  • Christine A. Roy Speaks on Panel for CLE Course “Pipeline Projects: From Certification to Acquisition”

    Christine A. Roy was part of a panel of speakers for the CLE course “Pipeline Projects: From Certification to Acquisition”