Jeffrey Zelikson


Jeffrey Zelikson has more than 30 years of experience in environmental policy and implementation issues that span the private sector, state and federal government arenas. He has been involved in environmental policy, regulatory and program development, and management and implementation of environmental programs since the initiation of such activities. He specialized in water resources issues from the early 1970s and hazardous waste site policy making and remediation activities since the discovery of the nation’s first such sites in the late 1970s. His direct field and decision-making experiences at hundreds of sites has provided significant value to Gnarus clients involved in disputes with government regulatory agencies, insurance coverage for environmental damage, Superfund cost recovery and contribution actions, as well as water pollution, waste management and remediation matters.

Before joining Gnarus Advisors in 2010, Mr. Zelikson was engaged in private-sector consulting at LECG and Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett Inc. He left the Environmental Protection Agency in 1995 after completing a distinguished 25-year career with the agency.

Mr. Zelikson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the City University of New York. He completed graduate studies in mechanical engineering at the Stevens Institute of Technology and holds professional engineering licenses from the States of New York and New Jersey.

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