Katherine Riopel Wins Spot as Director With NJ Women Lawyers Association
The results were announced on May 21, and the term runs from July 2020 until June 2022.
Kate has counseled clients on environmental issues across a wide range of industries. These include pharmaceuticals, real estate, cosmetics, asphalt and cement production, commercial chemical and glass manufacturing, and petroleum distribution.
She has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial matters and in administrative and judicial proceedings before state and federal courts, and agencies such as the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
She also co-authored a chapter on “Natural Resources Damages” in the New Jersey Environmental Law Handbook, 9th edition, published in February 2020. The book provides up-to-date guidance on state regulations and practices.
In 2014-2019, Kate was selected for the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars© List for environmental law.
The NJWLA is an independent association of more than 1.500 attorneys, law students and judges. Its mission is to retain women in the legal profession through education and activism. It promotes its members to the highest levels of law firm, government, academic, community and corporate positions. In addition, it endorses qualified women for appointments to the state and federal judiciary.