Valerie L. Sheaffer


New Jersey
Phone number
(973) 503-5997

Valerie Sheaffer advises clients on environmental, employee safety and health liabilities and risks in complex commercial transactions, including securitized and non-securitized financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and bankruptcies. Valerie’s experience includes conducting all aspects of due diligence, negotiating and drafting contract provisions, advising on regulatory compliance and permitting requirements, managing outside engineering firms on the assessment of liabilities and risks and working with insurance brokers to obtain specialty environmental insurance coverage.

Valerie also has litigation experience providing environmental claims-handling advice and analysis to clients concerning disputed claims under specialty pollution insurance products. She has conducted all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts, including drafting and responding to pre-trial submissions, discovery requests, pleadings, motions and briefs.