Dante has been an attorney for 30 years and has significant experience in both the public and private sectors.
In the public sector, Dante was with the NJ Attorney General’s Office for over 15 years where he served as Sr. Deputy Attorney General in Charge of Litigation supervising over 550 lawyers on litigation matters and handling high-profile cases, and as an Assistant State Environmental Prosecutor and Deputy Attorney General on environmental matters. He also served in the Governor’s Office, the NJDEP, and at the NJ Highlands Council.
In private practice, Dante represents solar / environmental, animal, and business / non-profit clients.
Licensed: NJ; NY; DC; U.S. District Court for NJ, SDNY, and EDNY.
CLIENT SECTORS SERVED
Solar & Environmental: Dante is “Mr. Sustainable” and a pro-environmental lawyer, with over 25 years of experience in sustainable energy and the environment. He lives in an off-grid, sustainable, solar home that he designed and built, has personally negotiated and drafted contracts for over $50M of photovoltaic solar projects, and served as General Counsel to a multi-million dollar solar design and construction company. As a Deputy Attorney General, Assistant State Environmental Prosecutor, Counselor and Legal Policy Adviser to the Commissioner of the NJDEP, and Executive Director of the Highlands Council, he enforced the state’s environmental laws (including wetlands, tidelands, pollution and solid waste) and handled regional planning and land use issues.
Animal: Dante represents animal welfare groups, including shelters, animal rescues, non-profits and individuals on animal-related issues including cruelty, search and seizure, non-profit formation, animal caps, licensing, dog bites, summonses and complaints, etc. Dante has also served as Vice-Chair of the Governor’s Animal Welfare Task Force.
Business & Non-profit: Dante serves as General Counsel to several non-profit and for-profit corporations, and trade associations. He has provides a full range of legal services for non-profit and for-profit business entities, including formation, contracts, negotiation, advice, employment law and litigation. He also offers outsourced General Counsel services to handle all the legal needs of small and medium-sized business at a fraction of the cost of having an attorney on staff.