Nationally recognized for his Brownfields and environmental insurance expertise, Ned Abelson's work is largely transactional in nature with significant regulatory components, and involves representing developers, sellers, tenants, and lenders concerning contaminated property. Recognized by Chambers USA as "an expert in his field - he is undoubtedly very good at what he does. Ned is particularly renowned for his brownfield and contaminated property expertise, as well as for his work in environmental insurance. According to peers, 'he is the Mr. Brownfields attorney of Massachusetts,' while clients describe him as 'a client-oriented lawyer with superlative communication skills.'”
More recently, Ned has had considerable involvement with vapor intrusion matters, in part based on his representation of the commercial real estate industry as a member of MADEP's Superfund Advisory Committee and its Indoor Air Workgroup.
Ned frequently presents to industry leaders and environmental agency personnel at programs sponsored by organizations such as NAIOP, the ICSC, the USEPA, the Practicing Law Institute and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.