Lori A. Mills handles complex, multiparty environmental litigation and also advises clients with respect to the environmental implications of real estate and corporate transactions. She has extensive experience in environmental compliance and enforcement actions; soil, groundwater and sediment contamination matters; industrial site remediation; Superfund compliance and cost recovery; private party cost recovery contribution and allocation proceedings; land purchase and brownfields development; and natural resource damages. Ms. Mills’ environmental litigation experience includes cost recovery under various state statutes, allocation proceedings and toxic tort litigation. She also participates in strategic planning to manage high-profile environmental cases.

Ms. Mills is a 1988 graduate, with honors, of Rutgers University School of Law and a 1985 magna cum laude graduate of Temple University.

Areas of Practice

  • Environmental Litigation
  • Environmental Transactions
  • Brownfields Development
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Regulatory and Compliance

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, J.D., with honors, 1988
  • Temple University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1985

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2017-present
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath
    - Partner, 1995-2017
  • Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Sheikman & Cohen
    - Associate, 1989-1995
  • State of New Jersey, Superior Court
    - Law Clerk, 1988-1989

Professional Activities

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Princeton Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chemical Council of New Jersey

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011-2018