Environmental & Litigation Attorney

John A. Jakub concentrates his practice on environmental compliance, regulation, and litigation. John represents and counsels a variety of clients, including commercial and residential developers, chemical manufacturers, industrial companies, and commercial business owners, on a myriad of environmental and regulatory issues. He has represented and continues to assist clients in matters involving ISRA compliance, site remediation, due diligence, Brownfields redevelopment, permitting, solid and hazardous waste regulation, air and water pollution control, and cleanup cost recovery. John has substantial experience representing clients in administrative proceedings and working with local, state, and federal agencies to resolve non-litigated compliance matters. He develops integrated strategies for responding to governmental mandates, pursuing cost recovery actions, and facilitating purchase, sale, and redevelopment of contaminated properties. In addition to representing private, commercial, and nonprofit clients, John has also served as a municipal prosecutor for Rutgers University. Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, John was a law clerk for the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, Assignment Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County. Upon graduating from the United States Military Academy West Point, John was commissioned in the Field Artillery in the United States Army. He commanded a Field Artillery Battery during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New Jersey
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court


New York Law School, New York, New York
J.D. - Juris Doctor - 2000
United States Military Academy West Point, West Point, NY
B.S. - Bachelor of Science - 1985


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