Pamela Esterman

Principal at
Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC

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New Jersey, New York

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Pamela Esterman has practiced environmental law for over thirty years with the law firm of Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. in New York City. Her experience at the firm includes handling the environmental aspects of business and real estate transactions, litigating complex multi-party hazardous waste cases, and obtaining permits and approvals for development projects. Ms. Esterman is an active mediator. She has helped to resolve hundreds of cases including business/commercial, construction, environmental, employment discrimination, personal injury and civil rights matters. She serves on the mediation panels for numerous federal and state courts.

Ms. Esterman is the co-planning chair of the annual ALI CLE Environmental Law Conference in Washington, D.C. Ms. Esterman currently teaches Environmental Law at Hofstra Law School as an Adjunct. She previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Pace University School of Law where she taught Environmental Dispute Resolution. She has authored numerous commentary articles and book chapters on topics relating to environmental law, ethics, and alternative dispute resolution. She is an active member of ABA SEER and currently serves as Chair of the Governance Committee.

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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New Jersey
  • New York

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Professional Memberships


  • Syracuse University School of Law

    JD (1983)

  • SUNY Env. Science & Forestry

    MS (1983)

  • U of New Hampshire

    BS (1979)

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