Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC
Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC

Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC

4 Star Rating     1 review 
Main Office:

460 Park Avenue, 10th Floor | New York City | NY | 10022

Phone: 212-421-2150 | Fax: 212-421-1891

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Biggest office New York City
Number of attorneys 26
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Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC Reviews

- Reviewed on September 09, 2017

Advice to law firm management: This firm needs to expand their services if they want to reach a wider audience of clients and employees. Many have a desire to work here and business is booming.

Pros: This firm works very well to ensure a healthy work environment and that employees are satisfied with their position. Management works with employees frequently and offers great training programs to help those who need assistance. Employees also work well together and this firm rarely experiences any confrontation.

Cons: The only dilemma with this firm is the lack of upward mobility. This firm doesn't offer employment frequently and has very limited space for promotions. Those who wish to work here may need to wait a long time.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


For over fifty years, Sive, Paget & Riesel (SPR) has been a recognized leader in environmental law and litigation, municipal and land use law. The firm has unparalleled experience assisting clients in the preparation of environmental assessments and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), working on Brownfield redevelopment projects and environmental permitting, and supporting corporate transactions with due diligence reviews and risk assessments. The firm’s attorneys are experienced litigators, prosecuting and defending Superfund cost recovery actions, oil spill cases, toxic tort cases and challenges to environmental reviews. Our litigation practice provides strength and depth unique for a firm of our size. Members of our legal team include former federal prosecutors and governmental litigators, and our attorneys have been selected year after year by several independent ranking agencies – Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, U.S. News & World Report, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers – as recognized leaders in their fields. Our 50 Year TimelineWe pride ourselves on providing high quality, cost-effective representation with personal attention to our clients’ needs. As the New York region and our nation grapple with an increasingly complex array of issues relating to environmental protection, we use our experience, insight and creativity to support a diverse array of clients, including state and local governments, public authorities, corporations, major cultural and medical institutions, professional sports organizations, developers and individuals.

Practice Areas

Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Environmental Law & Litigation
  • Alternative Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Compliance Audits
  • Enforcement Criminal Prosecutions
  • Federal And State Superfund
  • Solid And Hazardous Waste
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Transactional Due Diligence
  • Underground Storage Tanks & Oil Spill Litigation
  • Development And Land Use
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Review Permitting And Litigation For Government Sponsored Developments
  • Environmental Review Permitting And Litigation For Private Commercial Developments
  • New York City
  • Designation Compliance
  • Permitting For Industrial Facilities
  • Wetlands And Stormwater
  • Zoning And Land Use
  • Municipal Law
  • Civil Rights And Personnel Litigation
  • Code And Charter Revision
  • Ethics
  • Intra Governmental Disputes
  • Open Meetings
  • Freedom Of Information
  • Special Districts
  • Tort Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Indian Law
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