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Amanda A. Konarski

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Amanda Konarski is an associate in the Newark office. Ms. Konarski concentrates her practice in environmental law on both state and federal levels. Ms. Konarski engages in regulatory compliance work, as well as related environmental litigation, focusing her practice on CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Ms. Konarski advises clients who have been identified as Potentially Responsible Parties on regulatory and administrative matters. Ms. Konarski also assists in representing clients before state environmental agencies as well as the United States Environmental Protection Agency, regarding various compliance issues.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Konarski served as a law clerk for the Honorable Rachelle L. Harz, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division. Before that, she was a student attorney at the Seton Hall Law Center for Social Justice, Immigrants’ Rights/International Human Rights Clinic. She was also a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2014.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court
  • Pulaski Parade Committee Association
  • Represents a group of fifty-one companies participating in the Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group, engaged in the study of the Lower Passaic River in Northern New Jersey, which has been designated a Superfund hazardous waste site by the EPA pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Represents a large cement manufacturing company in connection with Clean Air Act and compliance issues, including permitting, disclosures, hazardous waste disposal, and agency negotiations