Christian Capizzo of Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP will be joining the EBC Rhode Island Chapter Leadership Team .
Christian Capizzo, Counsel
Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP
1080 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
401.272.1400 // [email protected]
Recognized for his ability to unify disparate groups and facilitate change, Christian concentrates in the areas of environmental law, civil litigation, and public sector/governmental services. With 14 years of experience, Christian is uniquely positioned to navigate clients throughout New England through the complex ever changing world where environmental regulation and business intersect.
Christian has a proven track record of successfully litigating high profile criminal and civil cases. His experience includes a diverse range of complex environmental matters including enforcement, regulatory and compliance issues, bankruptcy and receivership matters, tort claims, wildlife management, marine affairs, natural resource and energy issues.
Prior to joining SHS, Christian served in the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office where he led the Environmental Crimes Task Force, handling litigation on environmental issues impacting Rhode Island. He also served as outside legal counsel for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management on enforcement matters, drafting legislation, and negotiation of diverse environmental matters. Christian has also worked closely with the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Department of Agriculture and various state agencies and attorney generals throughout the United States.
Christian is nationally recognized for developing and implementing environmental training programs and is a sought after presenter on a myriad of topics with a focus on emerging and complex environmental issues and trends.