Michael E. White

Michael E. White

Of Counsel
Location:
Westbury, New York
Phone:
888-868-6472
516-712-2986
Fax:
516-997-7334
Email:

Michael E. White is Of Counsel to the firm Anthony E. Core, P.C., serving in the office of General Counsel for a number of related solid waste management companies and concentrates his law practice in areas of environmental law, municipal law, land use, litigation and natural resources law.

Michael E. White was the Executive Director of the Long Island Regional Planning Council. Prior to that appointment he was a partner in the firm of Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman LLP in Garden City, New York where he headed the Environmental Law Practice Group and was part of the Municipal Law Practice Group.

Michael was the Long Island Chapter Chair of the New York League of Conservation Voters and remains a member of its statewide Education Fund .He is on the Board of Governors of the New York State Sea Grant Program, and served a term as its Chair. He is also the Chair of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Dean’s Council and Adjunct Faculty of Environmental Law and Policy at Stony Brook University. Michael was a Commissioner on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability and the MTA, on the Suffolk County Wastewater Treatment Task Force and its Carbon Cap Commission, and is a member the Long Island Center for Healthcare Policy Studies, LI Carbon Footprint Steering Committee and L I Index Advisory Committee. Michael is the recipient of the Touro College Law Center Pro Bono Attorney of the year in 2004, the Old Westbury College Foundation Theodore Roosevelt Preservation Award in 2005 and a co- honoree with his wife Judy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension in 2008.

Prior to joining Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman LLP, Michael was the managing partner of White & Kretzing P.C., which merged with JSH in 2002. He is admitted to practice in the Courts of New York, the Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. He received his Juris Doctor, from Touro College Law Center and has degrees in Environmental Studies and Earth and Space Science from Stony Brook University. Prior to his legal career, Michael served as an environmental planner in the Department of Environmental Control of the Town of Huntington, and then Director of that Department, was an environmental consultant in the private sector, worked in the Environmental Monitoring Division of the Suffolk County Department of Environmental Control and then with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services Water Quality and Drinking Water Supply Bureau and was a research scientist at the Marine Sciences Research Center of Stony Brook University. He is a former Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association as well as a former member of the Board of the Suffolk County Water Authority, the Long Island Regional Planning Board 208 Technical Advisory Committee and the Long Island Regional Ashfill Board.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Former Village Attorney for the Incorporated Village of Northport
  • Former Assistant District Attorney - Village Prosecutor for the Incorporated Village of Northport
  • New York State Department of Health/Public Health Sanitarian

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Stony Brook University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Earth and Space Science
  • Stony Brook University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Environmental Studies

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Faculty, New York University
  • Speaker, Government Institutes, Inc., New York Environmental Law

Honors and Awards

  • Touro College Law Center -Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2004 - Present
  • Old Westbury College Foundation - Theodore Roosevelt Preservation Award, 2005 - Present
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension 2008 Honoree, with wife Judy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • N.Y.S. Sea Grant Program
  • Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College, Alumni Association
  • Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Dean’s Council
  • Centerport United Methodist Church Board of Trustees
  • Advisor Centerport United Methodist Youth Group
  • Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Counselor
  • Certified PADI Scuba Diver
  • Environmental Law Committee/Suffolk County Bar Association, Chair
  • Board of the Suffolk County Water Authority, Member
  • Long Island Regional Ashfill, Board Member
  • Long Island Regional Planning Board/208 Technical Advisory Committee, Member
  • Chair-Long Island Chapter of New York League of Conservation Voters and Member of its Statewide Board

Past Employment Positions

  • Long Island Regional Planning Council, 2007 - 2011
  • Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman LLP, 2002 - 2007
  • White & Kretzing,P.C., 1998 - 2002
  • Jaspan,Schlesinger,Silverman & Hoffman,LLP, 1993 - 1998
  • Omni Technical Services,INC., 1991 - 1993
  • Nixon,Hargrave,Devans & Doyle, 1989 - 1991
  • Suffolk County Water Authority, 1987 - 1990
  • Rivkin,Radler,Dunne & Bayh, 1989
  • Cameron Engineering,P.C./Omni Technical Services,INC., 1986 - 1989
  • Town of Huntington Department of Environmental Control, 1985 - 1986
  • Town of Huntington, 1980 - 1985
  • Suffolk County Department of Health Services, 1979 - 1980
  • Suffolk County Department ofEnvironmental Control, 1977 - 1979
  • Marine Sciences Research Center At S.U.N.Y.Stony Brook, 1974 - 1977

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Governors of NYS Sea Grant Program
  • Former Chair, Adjunct Faculty Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Sustainability Studies Program
  • Commissioner on Blue Ribbon Commission on Sustainability and the MTA
  • New York League of Conservation Voters Educations Fund
  • Member, Long Island Index Advisory Committee
  • Member, Long Island Center for Healthcare Policy Studies