Reza Zarghamee advises U.S. and international clients on a vast array of environmental matters, including the strategies for performing compliance audits, transactional due diligence, remediation, and SEC disclosures.

Reza routinely advises corporations regarding the allocation of environmental liabilities in connection with complex corporate and real estate transactions. He also counsels various clients regarding state and federal Superfund liability and cleanup laws to implement effective and legally compliant remediation strategies. In the field of biotechnology and chemical regulation, Reza regularly helps clients obtain EPA and/or FDA approvals for their products.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted Japanese polymer manufacture obtain EPA and FDA approvals for the paper and paperboard applications of a new C-6 perfluorinated compound.
  • Advised U.S. manufacturing corporation manage environmental liabilities in a $1.44 billion sale of a key business division.
  • Advised industrial manufacturing company in fulfillment of consent order obligations, sale of contaminated facility, and settlement of toxic tort claims brought by neighboring homeowners.

Professional Highlights

Authored chapter on "Environmental Law" for the PLI publication A Starter Guide to Doing Business in the United States.


American Bar Association



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2003

    B.A., Columbia University, 2000


  • California

    District of Columbia



  • French