Skip Reinhard, Of Counsel to the firm, practices regulatory, administrative, and environmental law, involving public utilities and other regulated industries, such as water and wastewater, telephone, cable television, electric and gas, and solid waste.
With 35 years’ experience, Skip regularly handles detailed public utility rate cases and many other types of matters before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and, where necessary, the judicial system, representing clients from the telecommunications and utility industries. Skip is listed in the current issue of The Best Lawyers In America in the Energy Law section and has been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Utilities section.
Through his years of practice, Skip has also worked with municipally-owned electric and water companies, as well as real estate developers requiring municipal, environmental, and utility approvals.
Skip has also been active in all areas of regulatory and permitting work and has worked with various facilities sitting, zoning and planning matters, and real property tax appeals. In addition, he has represented industry groups and large business concerns in opposition to regulatory and legislative action taken by both the Board of Public Utilities and the Department of Environmental Protection. He has also worked on cases involving environmental matters, such as air and water pollution, hazardous waste management, and Superfund issues.
Prior to joining the firm, Skip clerked for New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Jacobs. While in law school, Skip was an Associate Editor of the Dickinson Law Review.
Skip is currently on the Board of Directors of Middlesex Water Company, a publicly-traded water utility, and the Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA.