St Mary Lake, Wild Goose Island, sunrise. Glacier National Park

Publications & Presentations


The Brownfield Blues, Los Angeles Lawyer, January 2003 at p.32.

Passive Resistance: Property Owners May Rue Relaxed Cleanups, Los Angeles Daily Journal, April 12, 1996, at p.7.

Asbestos and CERCLA: Liability Lingers for Sellers, 9 Toxics Law Reporter 50 (June 15, 1994).

Recent Presentations

“Litigating Contaminated Property Claims as a Solo or Small Firm: It Takes a Village” by Tether, I., Niemiec, P., Novak, J., and Hamann, W., presented at the Los Angeles County Bar Association, February 20, 2014.

“Environmental Law Essentials for Real Estate Transactional Attorneys:  Make the Proper Disclosures and Avoid Malpractice,”  Niemiec, P., McKim, R and Gould, H, Beverly Hills bar Association, May 28, 2013.

“New Challenges in Buying Brownfields Properties,” Niemiec, P. and Arulanantham, R. Presented at the Los Angeles County Bar Association, February 13, 2013.

"The Perils of Trying to Be a Bona Fide Purchaser - New Cases Raise Old Fears," by Gleason, N. and Niemiec, P., presented as a Webinar for the State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section, August 9, 2011.

"Dirty Dirt in a Down Market," by M. Gorsen, R. Soran and P. Niemiec. Presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the California State Bar, Monterey, California, September 24, 2010.