• Matthew A. Dombroski

    Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
    Real Estate and Land Use
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    New York
    Direct: 212.790.4556
    General: 212.790.4500
    Fax: 212.790.4545


    Columbia University Law School, J.D., 2005.
    James Kent Scholar.
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
    Managing Editor, Columbia Law Review.


    University of Georgia, M.A., 2003.


    University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, B.S., magna cum laude, 1999.

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    New York
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    Matthew Dombroski regularly counsels clients with respect to environmental corporate compliance, environmental issues in connection with real estate transactions and corporate dispositions, and regulatory compliance and toxic tort litigation. Mr. Dombroski has extensive experience in advising clients on environmental matters arising under federal and state statutes, including the Clean Water Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as well as state analogues thereto.

    Mr. Dombroski's practice also includes government contracts representation, particularly with respect to transportation and infrastructure projects, and involves construction and procurement contract review and drafting and advising on regulatory matters pertaining to such contracts.

    Mr. Dombroski has represented real estate clients in connection with the leasing, acquisition, disposition, and development of various commercial properties.  He also has extensive experience in representing institutional lenders in various financing transactions, including construction lending.

    Prior to law school, Mr. Dombroski worked as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst at the United States Geological Survey.

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    Honors & Awards


    Coauthor, “Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste Regulations Bring Compliance Challenges,” Environmental Leader, November 20, 2014.

    Author, “Securing Access to Transportation for the Urban Poor,” 105 Colum. L. Rev. 503, 2005.

    Co-Author, “He Ain’t Heavy; He’s My Landlord: Indemnifying the Landlord Against Its Own Negligence,” Shopping Center Legal Update, Fall/Winter 2007.

    Co-Author, “Reining in Uncertainty Associated with 'Best Efforts' Clauses in Real Estate Contracts,” Retail Law Strategist, April 2006.

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    Admitted to practice in New York.

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