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Michael J Novak, LSRP

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Michael J. Novak, LSRP joined J.S. Held in 2021. Prior to joining J.S. Held, he was President of Atlantic Environmental Solutions, Inc.

Michael has over 30 years of experience in the management and implementation of environmental consulting and remediation services. He has directed over $100 million in environmental projects at over 6,000 client locations across 45 states and was among the first individuals to be issued a license by the State of New Jersey under its Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program. His areas of expertise include environmental due diligence; brownfield redevelopment; soil and groundwater investigation and remediation; underground storage tank compliance; hazardous waste management; and regulatory compliance.

Michael has testified successfully in court and has been deposed on multiple matters involving environmental and regulatory compliance issues as an expert witness. He is actively involved in Hudson County not-for-profit organizations and has served on the boards of professional organizations, including the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce, Hoboken Rotary, 200 Club of Hudson County, and Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment. Michael is a former president of the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce and was honored with an Excellence Award by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) in 2005. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Rutgers School of Business, Center for Real Estate. He serves on the Advisory Board of Investors Bank and the Ambassador’s Board of Connect One Bank. In addition, he is a speaker on environmental matters for Lorman Education Services and frequently addresses real estate industry groups on environmental topics. Michael was recently recognized in ROI Influencers: Environment 2023 for the positive impact of his work on the environment.

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.