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2018 Annual Environmental Business Roundtable: Projects, Trends and Governor Murphy’s Agenda
As published in COMMERCE Magazine By Martin C. Daks WHEN PHIL MURPHY WAS running for governor, he advanced an ambitious environmental agenda. Now that he is in Trenton as New Jersey’s top executive, inquiring minds are asking how Gov. Murphy’s green agenda will affect businesses. COMMERCE asked the following experts for their insights, thoughts and observations. Rutter & Roy, LLP Christine A. Roy, Esq., Partner There is some uncertainty about how the…
Christine A. Roy Recognized Second Year in a Row as Best Attorney 2017 by Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal
Rutter & Roy Partner Christine A. Roy has been selected as one of the top attorneys in 2017 by Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal. This is the second year in a row she has been honored by the publication. With nearly 20 years of experience, Christine’s deep understanding of land use, transportation and pipeline law has impacted critical issues in New Jersey for decades. She has handled right-of-way acquisitions involving interstate natural gas pipeline projects…
An Inside Look at New Jersey’s Key Environmental Issues
As published in the November 2017 issue of COMMERCE Magazine By Martin C. Daks NEW JERSEY—WITH ITS SUPERfund sites, brownfield properties and legacy of old, contaminated industrial structures—offers a rich environment for firms that can address these key issues, such as environmental attorneys, engineers, labs, consultants and LSRPs. COMMERCE asked these experts to discuss the legislative and regulatory climate, plus offer insights about how New Jersey firms can prepare for 2018….
Planning for Environmental Hurdles
Attorneys play a critical role in avoiding potential pitfalls As published in the November/December 2017 issue of Right of Way Magazine By Michael Rutter, Esq. and Christine Roy, Esq. It takes a deep understanding of environmental regulations and property restrictions to successfully plan and develop today’s infrastructure projects. The potential pitfalls are not always readily apparent and can add costly delays to the project schedule. It is particularly challenging when…
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”