Karen L. Mintzer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Environmental Attorney in New York, NY

Mintzer Mauch PLLC
 | 290 Madison Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-380-6170
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014, 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Environmental (50%),
  • Environmental Litigation (30%),
  • Energy & Natural Resources (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Karen Mintzer is an environmental lawyer with 25+ years of experience, both in private practice and in the public sector.  She has expertise in environmental permitting, environmental impact reviews under NEPA, SEQRA and CEQR, litigation under federal and state environmental laws, regulatory compliance, environmental aspects of real estate and corporate transactions, and brownfield redevelopment. 

    From 2015 through 2019 Karen served in New York State government, first as the Regional Attorney-General Counsel for Region 2 (New York City) of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and then as General Counsel for the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, a position to which she was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and which she held until becoming a founding partner of Mintzer Mauch PLLC in January 2020.  

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Environmental
    • 30%Environmental Litigation
    • 10%Energy & Natural Resources
    • 10%Real Estate: Business


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    Super Lawyers: 2014, 2021

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    About Karen Mintzer

    Admitted: 1994, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.mintzermauch.com/bios

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • New York State Bar Association, Real Property and Environmental and Energy Law Sections
    • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
    • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
    • State of New York 

    Educational Background:

    • Lafayette College, B.A.
    • Georgetown University Law Center
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    Office Location for Karen L. Mintzer

    290 Madison Ave
    4th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 212-380-6170

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    Last Updated: 4/29/2021

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