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Herbert B. Bennett is a partner in the firm’s Environmental department. His practice focuses primarily on environmental regulatory and litigation matters, including due diligence, permitting, corporate, and real estate transactions, and remedial activities and requirements imposed pursuant to the New Jersey Spill Compensation Control Act and Water Pollution Control Act. He also routinely represents clients in federal Superfund matters, including representing entities named at Superfund sites by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and serving as liaison counsel in Superfund litigation. Herbert has also served as a mediator in environmental litigation in New Jersey state court.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Regulatory Compliance Practice
  • Contaminated Properties Litigation
  • Appeals

Practice Areas



  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • J.D., Boston College, 1973
  • B.A., Ursinus College, 1970

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Member of the Board, and pro bono counsel, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
  • Member of the Board and Secretary, Eastern Environmental Law Center

Honors and Awards

  • “Volunteer of the Year,” pro bono services, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association