Michael Luchkiw, Esq. is a partner at DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, a firm that he joined in 1987. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law and Green Practice Groups.
For over 30 years, Mr. Luchkiw's practice has focused on counseling clients in environmental and land use matters. He provides advice and counsel in the applicability of, and strategies for, obtaining nearly every form of state and Federal environmental permit for large, complex projects. He has counseled proponents of manufacturing facilities, energy facilities, wastewater treatment plants, residential, commercial and industrial facilities in identifying and obtaining environmental permits necessary to ensure successful project completion. In particular, Mr. Luchkiw has extensive experience with environmental land use regulation issues relating to development in environmentally sensitive areas. He has coupled this experience with his knowledge of New Jersey’s Land Use laws at the municipal, as well as State (Hackensack Meadowlands District; New Jersey Highlands; New Jersey Pinelands) levels to counsel clients on matters relating to property development and preservation.
Mr. Luchkiw is versed in all aspects of the site remediation process and counsels clients regarding industrial site property transfer and clean-up, underground storage tank matters, hazardous waste handling and, in general, remediation requirements associated with contaminated properties. Mr. Luchkiw also counsels clients on air emission standards and requirements.
Member Since: 2015