Mr. Fogel’s clients include a wide variety of businesses, institutions, municipalities and individuals engaged in real estate transactions, land use development, and permit and enforcement proceedings involving compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations.
A major portion of Mr. Fogel’s practice involves working with clients and their consultants to guide proposals for new or modified projects through all levels of environmental impact review and permitting, including major energy and infrastructure projects; industrial and commercial facilities and other land uses; and Brownfield developments that require approvals for waste discharges, air emissions, waste-site remediation, and resolution of liability disputes.
Mr. Fogel has extensive experience with construction projects that require permits and licenses for activities in and near inland and coastal wetlands and other protected resource areas. He also regularly manages cases involving administrative appeals, resolution of enforcement notices, and civil disputes involving litigation and mediation.
Previous to joining the firm in 1991, Mr. Fogel worked for six years as a Deputy General Counsel and Regional Director with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and before that he served as Counsel to the District of Columbia City Council’s Committee on Transportation and Environmental Affairs.
Mr. Fogel is also an active teacher, having instructed the Administrative Agency Advocacy Workshop: MCLE; and Environmental Science for Lawyers, Boston Bar Association.