Ellen Radow Sadat practices in the areas of air, hazardous substance and water regulation at both the New Jersey and federal levels. Ellen is frequently called upon by Fortune 500 chemical and pharmaceutical companies and others to provide compliance and environmental transactional advice, to represent them in administrative permitting and enforcement matters, and to negotiate with the agencies on their behalf. She represented companies that participated in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (NJDEP) pilot facility-wide permit program. In addition, Ellen represents companies subject to hazardous substance cleanups at the state and federal levels and in related private party disputes, as well as strategically managing ISRA requirements.
She has led internal environmental investigations and counseled clients performing audits, often resulting in self-reporting of violations and negotiating settlement agreements with the NJDEP or U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ellen previously served as an attorney at the EPA Region 2 Air and Superfund Branches and held various positions in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection before entering private practice in 1987. While she was at the NJDEP, Ellen was a primary author of New Jersey's NJPDES Regulations, the state’s key water discharge control program. She also was responsible for air, hazardous waste, solid waste, noise and pesticide enforcement.
She currently serves on NJDEP's Air Industrial Advisory Group. She lectures frequently on air and cleanup issues and is the editor of the firm's New Jersey Air News andNew Jersey Environmental News.
Civic Board Memberships. Ellen served on the New Jersey Committee of the Regional Plan Association, was a board member of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Mercer County, and was a member, as well as a former vice president, of the Exchange Club of Greater Princeton.
Professional Memberships. Ellen is the former vice chair of the Central New Jersey Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association, a member of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association, Chemistry Council of New Jersey, a former member of the Association of Environmental Authorities, and the Water Environment Federation, and is active in the Environmental and Natural Resource Sections of the American and New Jersey State Bar Associations. She was legislatively appointed to the Small Business Assistance Program established under the Clean Air Act.
In General. Ellen is a member of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars. She served as adjunct professor of environmental law at Farleigh Dickinson University, 1978-1982.