Lisa Murtha Bromberg

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Lisa Bromberg is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg and Newman and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group. She works closely with developers to facilitate the sale and purchase of contaminated properties. Lisa is typically called into international and national transactions by major law firms to help close transactions that would otherwise be impeded by New Jersey environmental laws. Her practice encompasses matters of environmental compliance including state pre-closing property transfer requirements, cost recovery litigation, permitting (including hazardous waste), property and Brownfields development and redevelopment, property transfer litigation, energy and related issues, OSHA issues, auditing, hazardous waste licensing, and the public relations aspects of environmental law. Lisa also provides regulatory experience to the field of data privacy and cybersecurity, as well as extensive project management skills.

Lisa has developed an expertise in renewable energy issues including the negotiation of power purchase agreements, the maximization of financial and tax incentives, and the management of the issues related to the installation of renewable energy systems. By forming strategic alliances in the industry, she is able to bring to her clients all of the resources necessary to create successful renewable energy projects. The various disciplines offered by Porzio provide further support to clients in addressing such related issues as zoning, the creation of related commercial entities and taxes.

Honors and Awards
  • Recognized in Chambers USA—America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Environment Practice 2017
  • Honoree, Caldwell University Presidential Scholarship Gala, 2016
  • Recognized in Who's Who Legal: Environment, 2018
  • Recognized in New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2019-2021.
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section, Past Section Chair
  • New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Defense Research Institute, Past Board Member
  • Caldwell College, Board of Trustees
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Morris County
  • Morris County Bar Association


  • "NJDEP Issues Temporary Rule Modification Waiving Certain Rules and Extending Specific Site Remediation Timeframes and Deadlines," Porzio COVID-19 Resources, April 28, 2020.
  • "NJDEP Confirms Policy Regarding Site Remediation and Issues an Alert Regarding Environmental Compliance and Enforcement," Porzio COVID-19 Resources, April 24, 2020.
  • "USEPA Interim Guidance On Cleanup Sites During COVID-19 And Remediation In New Jersey," Porzio COVID-19 Resources, April 16, 2020.
  • "New Jersey State Board of Education Adopts New Rules To Address Concerns Regarding Lead In Drinking Water," Porzio Update, July 2016.
  • "Industrial Site Recovery Act: An Environmental Consideration For New Jersey Life Sciences Facilities," Porzio Update, April 2014.
  • "Update: Remedial Investigation Deadline Extended," Porzio Update, January 2014.
  • "May 2014 Deadline for Completion of Remedial Investigations and NJDEP Non- Applicability Letters," Porzio Update, November 2013.
  • "Impact of New Vapor Intrusion Screening Levels and Policies on Open and Closed Environmental Compliance Cases," Porzio Environmental Update, January 28, 2013.
  • "Round Table - Environmental Law," Corporate LiveWire, April 10, 2013.
  • "Beyond Solar: New Jersey's Commitment to Renewable Energy," Association of Corporate Counsel FOCUS on the New Jersey Chapter, January 7, 2011.
  • "Roundup of Legislative Initiatives on Alternative Energy Sources," New Jersey Law Journal, September 27, 2010.
  • "Site Remediation Reform Act Introduces Profound Changes to Remedial Actions," ACC Focus on the New Jersey Chapter, July 10, 2009.
  • "Site Remediation Reform Act Affects Profound Changes to Remedial Actions," Porzio Update, May 2009.
  • "Review of New Soil Remediation Standards," Porzio Update, July, 2008.
  • "New Jersey Site Remediation Reforms and Opinions Regarding ISRA Applicability," Porzio Update, June, 2008.
  • "Rising from the Ashes: Brownfield Redevelopment Gets a Boost," New Jersey Lawyer, November 12, 2007.
  • "The Next Big Step: Enhanced Notice Requirements in Environmental Projects," New Jersey Law Journal, March 5, 2007.
  • "Streamlined Clean-Up Process May Cause Delays," New Jersey Law Journal, December 4, 2006.
  • "Turning an Economic Liability Into an Asset: The Anatomy of a Redevelopment Project," New Jersey Law Journal, June 26, 2006.
  • "Redevelopment Opportunities For Contaminated Properties," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, April 2006.
  • "Surviving Environmental Justice Attacks," New Jersey Law Journal, October 20, 2003.
  • "State of the State Address Sets Environmental Agenda," New Jersey Law Journal, February 24, 2003.
  • "Proposed Revisions to Remediation Rules Promise Significant Changes," New Jersey Law Journal, January 6, 2003.
  • "Legislative Alert: Newly Proposed NJDEP Oversight Rules for Site Remediation," Commerce Magazine, December 2002.
  • "What Does Third-Party Oversight for Site Remediation Mean for New Jersey?," New Jersey Law Journal, October 21, 2002.
  • "Obstacles in New Well-Testing Law," New Jersey Lawyer, September 16, 2002.


Speaking Engagements
  • "Environmental Contract Clauses - Catered To The Specific Hat You Are Wearing," Porzio Environmental Risk Analysis Roundtable, Morristown, NJ, May 9, 2017.
  • Co-Presenter, "Environmental Law Issues in the Sale of a Business," CPE Seminar, Ridgewood, NJ, July 13, 2015.
  • "Transaction Tips in the LSRP World," Porzio Real Estate and Environmental Law Roundtable, Morristown, New Jersey, May 10, 2013.
  • "Economic Incentives to Get Across the Goal Line," Porzio Real Estate and Environmental Law Roundtable, Morristown, New Jersey, May 10, 2013.
  • Instructor, "Financing Deals 101 and 102 Financing Basics, Public-Private Partnerships & Use of PILOTs", Rutgers, Environmental Funding Course, New Brunswick, New Jersey, January 31, 2012.
  • "The New NJ LSRP Program: It's here, what does it mean to you?" Presented by Porzio in conjunction with Haley & Aldrich, Morristown, NJ, November 19, 2009.
  • "Pharmaceuticals in the Environment," Fifth Annual Porzio Compliance Forum, Porzio Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, Basking Ridge, NJ, October 7, 2009.
  • "The New NJ LSRP Program: The first 90 days," Presented by Porzio in conjunction with Haley & Aldrich, Morristown, NJ, August 6, 2009.
  • "Branch Development Breakfast and Roundtable," Presented by Porzio in conjunction with NJ Bankers, Basking Ridge, NJ, November 19, 2008.
  • "Anatomy of an Urban Brownfield Redevelopment Project," Breakfast Roundtable, sponsored by Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, Morristown, New Jersey, October 19, 2006.
  • "Chemical Plant Security and Crisis Management: Complying with the Law and Preparing the Plant," sponsored by Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and CoVeris, Morristown, New Jersey, June 15, 2006.
  • "Redevelopment Breakfast Roundtable Discussion," sponsored by Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, Morristown, New Jersey, January 26, 2006.
  • "Redevelopment Breakfast Roundtable Discussion," sponsored by Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, Morristown, New Jersey, February 8, 2005.
  • "Insurance Roundtable," Defense Research Institute, Washington, D.C., September 16, 2004.
  • "Data Day," New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Perth Amboy, June 24, 2004.
  • "Major Land Use Issues in New Jersey," National Business Institute, Saddlebrook, New Jersey, February 19, 2002.
  • "Land Use Update in New Jersey," National Business Institute, Saddlebrook, New Jersey, October 16, 2001.
  • "Land Use Law in New Jersey," National Business Institute, Saddlebrook, New Jersey, October 25, 2000.
  • Welcome and Remarks, American Bar Association, Section of Environmental Law, Energy & Resources, EPA Region II, Roundup, New York, New York, June 12, 2000.




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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1983
  • New York, 1985


Seton Hall University, Newark, NJ, J.D., summa cum laude, graduated first in class

  • First National State Bank Award for Achieving Highest Cumulative Average
  • Richard J. Hughes Scholarship awarded by the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey 
  • Chartered Life Underwriters Scholarship
  • American Jurisprudence Award 
  • Appellate Moot Court, Semifinalist
  • Seton Hall University Centennial Scholarship
  • Henry Schwartz Scholarship

Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ, B.A., summa cum laude

  • Alpha Chi (National Honor Society)


Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.538.4006

Fax: 973.538.5146

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