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Scott E. Rekant is of counsel in the firm’s Environmental department. He focuses his practice on representing financial institutions, private corporations, not-for-profit entities, and public entities in environmental matters. He also provides general corporate advice to residential landlords and advises a municipal joint insurance fund on coverage issues.

Scott joined the firm in 2016 after serving as a Deputy Attorney General in the Tort Litigation, Environmental, and Transportation Sections of the New Jersey Division of Law. He has an extensive background in government, regulatory, administrative and environmental matters, including representing governmental agencies in eminent domain and public contract actions.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Environmental compliance
  • Applications for Riparian Claims
  • General corporate advice
  • General corporate advice to non-profit entities

Practice Areas



  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • J.D., Rutgers Law School – Camden, 1981
  • B.A., Colgate University, 1978

Representative Experience

  • Lamb v. Global Landfill Reclaiming, 111 N.J. 134 (1988)
  • In re Riverview Development, LLC, 411 N.J. Super. 409 (App. Div. 2010)
  • Constantine v. Township of Bass River, 406 N.J.Super. 305 (App. Div. 2009)
  • Pico v. State, 223 N.J.Super. 446, (App. Div., 1988)
  • Boyd v. Division of Motor Vehicles, 307 N.J.Super. 356 (App. Div., 1998)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Environmental Section, 2006—2018
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2006—2018