John F. Gullace

John F. Gullace

Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP

Recognized since 2013

Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Litigation - Environmental

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Environmental
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John represents a broad array of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to smaller closely held businesses, facing diverse environmental issues. John is co-practice leader of the firm's New Jersey practice, is a partner in the firm’s environmental litigation group, and is also regularly called upon by clients to handle site remediation matters and complex negotiations with government entities and private parties. John’s work on contaminated sediment sites and related litigation include his election to a small steering committee overseeing litigation for a large group of corporate defendants in a high profile sediment case. John has represented clients in the railroad, telecommunications, chemical, waste, retail, heavy industrial, construction, municipal, financial and other sectors in environmental matters including the defense of natural resource damages claims, contaminated sediment sites, the defense and prosecution of private and government initiated environmental cost recovery claims, citizen suits, the defense of government penalty actions, permit challenges, administrative appeals, site remediation matters, as well as on-scene emergency responses and government inspections. John also received formal mediator and arbitrator training through the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR).

  • Three Bala Plaza East, Suite 700
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
  • Cherry Tree Corporate Center, Suite 145-A
    535 Route 38
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, General Course Diploma
  • New York University, J.D.
  • Haverford College, BA, graduated 1987
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey, New Jersey
  • Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey - Environment Committee Chair, 2022; Co-Chair, 2019-2021
  • New Jersey Bar Association - Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Member
  • The Justice Stewart G. Pollock New Jersey Environmental American Inn of Court. - Master
  • American Bar Association, SEER - Special Committee on SEER Policy Positions - Chair, 2021-2023
  • Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court - Master
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP
Headquarters: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

12 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Environmental
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Litigation - Environmental, Philadelphia (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Litigation - Environmental
Special Focus:
  • Litigation
  • 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Environmental & Energy Lawyers. Lawdragon’s editorial team selected the 500 honorees listed through submissions, journalistic research, and editorial vetting by a board of peers.
  • Best Lawyers® 2022 Environmental Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”
  • The Best Lawyers in America listing, (environmental litigation), since 2013
  • Chambers USA -America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Tier I listing (environmental law), 2013-2018
  • Consolidated Rail Corporation, Award of Excellence, 2011
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers listing (environmental litigation), since 2012
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Environmental Law

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