Adam B. Lavinthal Counsel

New Jersey
T 973.597.2516 | F 973.597.2517

Adam Lavinthal is Counsel to the firm's Litigation Department and a member of the Environmental Law and Litigation Practice Group. Adam has a broad range of litigation experience in areas including Superfund, the Spill Act, toxic tort litigation, natural resource damages, the defense of federal and state environmental enforcement actions, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation. Adam also counsels clients regarding compliance with federal and state environmental and worker safety laws and due diligence related to corporate real estate transactions.

Adam is also active in the firm's Pro Bono Program, recently representing a former child soldier from Africa seeking asylum in the United States.

Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler, Adam served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey in the Environmental Protection Group. There, he managed a complete docket through all stages of the litigation process, representing the State in cost recovery and natural resource damages matters, prosecuting civil environmental enforcement actions, and counseling the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection with respect to its interpretation and implementation of environmental laws.


Environmental ‘Waiver Rule’ Upheld – May Offer Potential Regulatory Flexibility
Environmental Law & Litigation Client Alert, April 4, 2013
Adam Lavinthal, Sean Collier
Final Energy Master Plan Recommends Steps to Stabilize New Jersey's Solar Energy Market
Environmental Law & Litigation Client Alert, December 2011
James Stewart, Adam Lavinthal
No Class: Tougher Certification Standards in Environmental Mass-Tort Cases
New Jersey Law Journal, November 28, 2011
Richard Ricci, Adam Lavinthal
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Related Areas

Commercial & Business Litigation
Environmental Law & Litigation
Products & Specialty Torts


Lewis and Clark School of Law ( J.D. , 2003 ) , cum laude, Associate Editor, Law Review - Environmental Law; Cornelius Honor Society; Pro Bono Honors Award
University of Vermont ( B.A. , 1999 ) , Environmental Studies, Departmental Honors

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association - Environmental Law Section
  • New York Bar Association
  • Stewart J. Pollock Environmental Inn of Court - Associate, 2004-2008
  • Surfrider Foundation - Jersey Shore Chapter - Board Member, 2005-2007