Kenneth Reich
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About Us

Kenneth A. Reich is an experienced lawyer with a nationwide reputation and practice on behalf of institutions, corporations, public entities and individuals.  He concentrates in environmental law—litigation, transactions and advice; energy law; health and safety; civil litigation; general corporate law; and commercial leasing.  Mr. Reich spent seven years in the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Enforcement Section as a trial attorney, then Assistant Chief where he handled and supervised government litigation across the country under all of the major federal environmental statutes.   Following his service at the Department of Justice, Mr. Reich was in a number of international, national and regional law firms prior to forming his own firm in 2010.

Mr. Reich is a trained, experienced mediator and formerly was a member of the Commercial Arbitration Panel of the American Arbitration Association. In 2019 he was appointed to the Dispute Resolution Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Assn.

Mr. Reich speaks and writes frequently on hot topics in environmental and energy law.  A list of recent blogs and articles can be found under the Media tab.

Mr. Reich has taught environmental law, energy law and policy and alternative dispute resolution as an adjunct faculty at the Boston University School of Law.

Mr. Reich is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Maryland (inactive) and Montana (inactive). He is also admitted in a number of federal appellate and district courts. He has held leadership positions in the bar and has been active in a broad range of professional associations and non-profit institutions. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude) and Cornell University (B.A. in Government).
His full c.v. can be found below.

Of Counsel Steven J. Kalish is a very experienced energy lawyer who has represented major investor-owned and municipal local distribution companies. Of Counsel Stephen Reich is a New York based attorney, licensed to practice in both NY and MA, who concentrates in trademarks and copyrights, wills and estates, contract review and civil litigation.

Kenneth Reich Law, LLC's national network of lawyers and consultants provide the necessary support to handle a broad range of complex, resource-intensive matters on a case by case basis. Kenneth Reich Strategic Consulting provides non-legal strategic consulting on environmental and energy regulation and policy.

DETAILED LIST OF Legal Services:

  • Environmental Law

  • Energy Law

  • Civil and administrative litigation, including appeals in the federal and state courts

  • Health and Safety

  • General corporate law advice

  • Advice regarding general federal, state and local regulatory matters

  • Commercial leasing

  • Copyrights and trademarks, including creation and litigation

  • Wills and Estates

  • Expert witness

  • Mediator and Arbitrator

Recent representative cases include:

  • Litigated and achieved a favorable settlement of a copyright infringement case against a Fortune 500 company on the eve of trial.

  • Litigation of a private Superfund action brought in federal court against our client for recovery of investigation/cleanup costs, involving multiple parties, claims, counterclaims and cross-claims, including briefing and argument of the meaning under CERCLA of “necessary costs” in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a related case.

  • Case evaluation of a lawsuit against the United States for cleanup costs at a Brownfields site.

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