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David Platt Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

Hartford
Email: dplatt@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6062
Fax: 860-240-6150

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut

Education

  • S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo (J.D., 1987)
  • University of Vermont (B.S., 1983)

David Platt


Mr. Platt's environmental counseling practice involves site remediation projects (including Brownfield projects), environmental permitting and compliance matters, and transactional issues. Transactional matters encompass corporate and real estate deals, including liability transfer and environmental insurance matters. Mr. Platt has extensive experience with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan/21E and Connecticut Transfer Act programs. His environmental litigation practice covers state and federal enforcement actions, and both government and private cost recovery matters (including Superfund cases).

Mr. Platt also has an active land conservation practice, including projects in which he assists land owners, municipalities and non-profit organizations in conserving open space, forest, and agricultural lands. This practice encompasses conservation easement projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts and other parts of New England.

In the American Bar Association, Mr. Platt served as Vice Chair of the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Superfund and Hazardous Waste Committee (2002/2003) and Site Remediation Committee (2003/2004), and served two terms as Chair of the Site Remediation Committee (2004/2006).

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • American College of Environmental Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
  • Listed as leading environment lawyer in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (ChambersandPartners.com)
  • Connecticut Farmland Trust, Board Member (2001-2002)
  • Connecticut Forest and Park Association, President (2007-2009); Vice-President (2009- ); Board Member (1993- )
Overview

Mr. Platt's environmental counseling practice involves site remediation projects (including Brownfield projects), environmental permitting and compliance matters, and transactional issues. Transactional matters encompass corporate and real estate deals, including liability transfer and environmental insurance matters. Mr. Platt has extensive experience with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan/21E and Connecticut Transfer Act programs. His environmental litigation practice covers state and federal enforcement actions, and both government and private cost recovery matters (including Superfund cases).

Mr. Platt also has an active land conservation practice, including projects in which he assists land owners, municipalities and non-profit organizations in conserving open space, forest, and agricultural lands. This practice encompasses conservation easement projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts and other parts of New England.

In the American Bar Association, Mr. Platt served as Vice Chair of the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Superfund and Hazardous Waste Committee (2002/2003) and Site Remediation Committee (2003/2004), and served two terms as Chair of the Site Remediation Committee (2004/2006).

Memberships
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
Recognition
  • American College of Environmental Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
  • Listed as leading environment lawyer in Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners-Publishing (ChambersandPartners.com)
Community Activities
  • Connecticut Farmland Trust, Board Member (2001-2002)
  • Connecticut Forest and Park Association, President (2007-2009); Vice-President (2009- ); Board Member (1993- )
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
Education
  • S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo (J.D., 1987)
  • University of Vermont (B.S., 1983)
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