Jose Almanzar

Chair of the Environmental Justice Committee of NYSBA

Jose has been practicing environmental law for more than a decade, in addition to several years prior working as an environmental scientist. His practice includes significant experience litigating complex environmental cases, ranging from mass toxic torts, class actions, and federal Superfund allocation proceedings. He also counsels clients on environmental regulatory matters and environmental due diligence as part of real estate and corporate transactions. Jose is the current Chair of the Environmental Justice Committee for the New York State Bar Association’s Environmental & Energy Law Section, and Co-Chair of the Environmental Justice Subcommittee of the NYSBA’s Task Force on Racism, Social Equity, and the Law. Jose regularly speaks and presents on environmental justice issues affecting New Yorkers and impacted communities across the country.