Marty M. Judge is chair of Flaster Greenberg’s Environmental and Real Estate Law Departments. He focuses on all facets of environmental litigation, in addition to environmental compliance and counseling work. Mr. Judge has widespread experience in environmental matters concerning CERCLA (Superfund), RCRA and New Jersey Spill Act actions; Natural Resource Damage (NRD) claims; ISRA applicability and compliance matters; underground storage tank issues; and indemnity and contribution actions among jointly responsible parties. His experience also includes water discharge and water allocation/resource law, brownfields and redevelopment, the environmental permitting components of land use, waste-water planning and federal/state wetlands jurisdiction matters, solid waste permitting and compliance, air pollution permitting and compliance, pesticide compliance and enforcement, administrative agency litigation and appellate jurisprudence, environmental insurance coverage claims and toxic tort litigation (including class action defense).
Mr. Judge joined Flaster Greenberg after serving as a partner with a large national firm and having previously served as chief environmental litigator at another substantial law firm. He also served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey representing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in all facets of its work. He is the former law clerk to the Honorable Milton B. Conford (deceased), former Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court and a temporary member of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Judge has, in the past, lectured at the request of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts to New Jersey's Chancery Division Judges on environmental litigation issues. He has also been a participating lecturer at numerous environmental law seminars, has served as a moot court judge for the Rutgers Environmental Law Clinic, and has been a guest lecturer on environmental issues at Rutgers Law School. In addition to authoring and editing various other publications, he is a co-author of "History of Environmental Problems," the introductory chapter of The Environmental Dispute Handbook published by John Wiley & Sons in 1991.
Mr. Judge is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and has studied at both La Sorbonne in Paris and L'Universite Francois Rabelais in Tours, France.