Joe has more than 35 years experience as one of the nation’s preeminent environmental law and litigation specialists. As chair of Hessian & McKasy, P.A.'s Environmental Law Practice Group, he currently maintains a robust practice in the legal areas of:
- Environmental Law
- Real Estate Due Diligence
- Administrative Law
- Environmental Compliance
- Cost Recovery Litigation
- Business Law and Other Litigation
As a law firm industry leader and innovator, Joe strives to find cost effective solutions for his clients. He assists clients on issues ranging from administrative matters before state and federal agencies, to transactional matters and litigation. He has extensive experience in dealing with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Joe is frequently asked to speak at seminars and has a lengthy list of publications related to environmental law, liability and compliance. He posts regular updates on environmental law on his blog.
He received his Juris Doctor in 1984 from Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joseph Maternowski, was named Best Lawyer in the fields of Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental in Minnesota by Best Lawyers® in 2022. Mr. Maternowski has received this recognition by his peers beginning in 2014.
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Note: Being named to the Best Lawyers lists or receiving these awards and recognition is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.