Pamela Esterman

Sive Paget & Riesel PC

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Sive Paget & Riesel PC


                                                Pamela R.Esterman


Pamela R. Esterman is a partner and mediator with Sive,Paget & Riesel, P.C., in New York City ( Ms. Esterman’s experience at the firm includes handling the environmental aspects of business and real estate transactions; litigating complex multi-party hazardous waste cases, and obtaining permits and project approvals for commercial, industrial and municipal development projects. Ms. Esterman is also the Acting Village Justice in the Village of Ocean Beach, NY.

Ms. Esterman is a active mediator. She regularly mediates matters pending in State and Federal courts and is on the roster of the EDNY, SDNY, Supreme Court of NY, and the District of NJ. Ms. Esterman has significant experience mediating environmental, toxic tort, and disaster related disputes.

Since 1997, Ms. Esterman has served as co-planning chair for the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Course in Washington, D.C.  She currently serves as an Adjunct Professorat Hofstra University School of Law where she teaches Environmental Law. She previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Pace University School of Law where she taught Environmental Dispute Resolution. Ms. Esterman lectures extensively and has written numerous commentary articles and book chapters on various subjects relating to environmental law, ethics and alternative dispute resolution. She is currently serving on the Section Council for the ABA SEER. She is a former chair of both the ABA SEER Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and Ethics Committee. Ms. Esterman earned a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of New Hampshire, an M.S. from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. Ms. Esterman can be reached at or 212-421-2150.


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