Environmental Law

Rigano LLC is a New York law firm based in Long Island that concentrates its practice on environmental, energy, and land use matters. We represent parties of all sizes with interests including complex corporate matters, real estate and government affairs. Our clients include real estate developers, commercial and industrial property owners, buyers, sellers and tenants that are involved with contaminated property, municipalities, and water districts and suppliers.  We have successfully represented over $2 billion in private sector transactions along with managing the associated government issues. Rigano LLC’s successful representation of clients is an attestation to our competence, team of excellence and strategic discipline.


Our environmental practice is unique to New York as Rigano LLC is led by former scientist turned attorney James P. Rigano. His scientific acumen combined with his legal experience, capabilities and proficient team of attorneys has allowed for a long history of successful client representation.  A significant part of this representation has focused on contaminated property remediation, cost recovery and development.  Along with contaminated property, we concentrate on water supply issues, specifically water contamination as well as clean air.  Contamination of resources is an unfortunate, often unintentional byproduct of industry that must be addressed in a comprehensive, remedial and sophisticated fashion.


Our environmental abilities with regard to contamination issues comprise of over 30 years experience with a vast array of legal, scientific and regulatory matters. Rigano LLC’s skill, knowledge and capabilities allow for the requisite legal representation to address the complex environmental issues of the twenty-first century.