Alison Lecker


Alison's practice focuses on environmental compliance, transactions, remediation advice, and litigation.

She handles a wide range of environmental litigation, including Superfund litigation, governmental enforcement defense litigation, and private cleanup cost recovery litigation. She has experience in environmental regulatory counseling, including permitting and regulatory compliance assistance in areas of hazardous waste, air pollution control, water pollution control, toxic substances control, toxics in packaging, occupational safety, and health. Her practice also includes environmental transactional work, including environmental due diligence and drafting transaction documents. She has helped companies manage their environmental liabilities and implement environmental compliance programs.

Previously, Alison served as assistant regional counsel for Region 3 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she represented the EPA in civil enforcement actions. She calls upon her experience at the EPA to help clients faced with enforcement actions. Alison also has experience representing a Fortune 10 company on health and safety, air, water, and waste compliance issues.

Alison earned her Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University in 2004 and her J.D. from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in 2008. While in law school, Alison was a member of the Temple Law Review and co-chair of Temple’s Environmental Law Society. Following law school, Alison served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, Assignment Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court in Burlington County. 



Alison Lecker Named To Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List

April 21, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Alison Lecker, member of the firm’s Environmental Law Practice, has been named to Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.

Fifty-four Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

June 12, 2018

Super Lawyers has named 54 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to its 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Cozen O’Connor Guides Eurofins Scientific in $670 Million Acquisition of Covance Food Solutions

May 04, 2018

The Corporate and International practices at Cozen O’Connor represented Eurofins Scientific SE in the acquisition of Covance Food Solutions from Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp).

Cozen O’Connor Elects 19 Associates to Membership

April 09, 2018

Cozen O’Connor has elected 19 associates to membership in the firm. The management committee appointed this qualified group of attorneys to membership based on demonstrated professionalism, leadership, dedication, and loyalty to Cozen O’Connor.


Long-Awaited TSCA Reform Finally Nears the Finish Line

June 10, 2016

Alison Lecker discusses new reforms to the Toxic Substances Control Act in The Legal Intelligencer.

Pennsylvania Adopts New Chesapeake Bay Restoration Strategy

February 12, 2016

Alison Lecker discusses Pennsylvania’s ongoing efforts to meet its pollution reduction targets established by the EPA in The Legal Intelligencer.

The UN Adopts Historic Sustainable Development Goals

October 09, 2015

Alison Lecker discusses the new sustainable development goals adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in The Legal Intelligencer.

EPA Reviews Pa. Animal Agriculture Program for Bay TMDL Compliance

June 12, 2015

Alison Lecker discusses the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load, a cleanup plan established by the EPA in The Legal Intelligencer.

FDA Proposes New Food Safety Regulations to Prevent Illness

February 13, 2015

Alison Lecker discusses how revised rules from the Food and Drug Administration attempt to minimize instances of foodborne illness in The Legal Intelligencer.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Health Law 2019

December 05, 2018 - Philadelphia, PA


  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 2004

Awards & Honors

40 Under 40, Philadelphia Business Journal 2022

Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Star" 2017-2018
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  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey

Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, Supreme Court of New Jersey