Ronald A. Breton, P.E.

As a member of the GZA team for over 24 years now, Ron Breton is a Senior Principal and Senior Vice President and possesses more than 38 years of experience in the environmental engineering field.  He is responsible for the management of a wide selection of environmental management, compliance, engineering, and occupational health & safety projects. 

Matthew A. Taylor, P.E.

Matthew Taylor joined GZA in 2007, is an Associate Principal and Vice President, and serves as the Technical Service Area Lead for GZA’s Dams Practice Group in the Metro-Boston office.

Matt’s areas of expertise include dam and levee safety inspections, seepage and stability analyses, Emergency Action Plans, small hydropower feasibility studies, development of dam rehabilitation contract documents, preparation of permit applications, and construction administration for dam rehabilitation and dam removal projects.

Michael M. Shaw

Michael Shaw has been with GZA for almost 30 years and is a Senior Principal and Senior Vice President.  He currently serves as a project principal in our Fort Washington, Pennsylvania office and as the technical lead of GZA’s Environmental Site Investigation Practice. He is a former GZA Board member, and previously managed the Norwood, Massachusetts Office and was GZA’s Professional Practice Committee Chair. 

Edward A. Summerly, P.G.

Ed Summerly has been with GZA for over 30 years and is a Principal and Senior Vice President located in the Providence, Rhode Island branch office.  He serves as GZA’s corporate Solid Waste Technical Practice Lead and provides senior management of Solid Waste, and Environmental Investigation and Remediation projects. He is a licensed professional geologist.

Drilling and Completions

Laurel Oil and Gas Corp., a GZA wholly owned company, has provided engineers and well site consultants for drilling, completion, workover, plug and abandon, and producing-well management projects for more than 25 years.

Our well-site supervisors assist with drilling supervision, planning completions and workovers, including recommending downhole and surface equipment, sand control and on-site rig supervision.

Contact Name: 
Joseph C. Foglio, CHMM
Contact Phone: 

Lawrence Feldman, Ph.D., LSP

Larry Feldman has been with GZA for over 35 years, and works primarily out of the firm’s Norwood and Boston offices. For the past 30 years, Dr. Feldman’s work has focused primarily on the assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of brownfield sites contaminated by oil and/or hazardous material, and on providing litigation support in cases involving such sites.  He has provided Licensed Site Professional (LSP) services at over 250 Massachusetts oil and hazardous material disposal sites since 1993, and has been qualified as an expert witness in a number of court cases.

Legal - old

GZA understands the needs of our attorney clients and applies technical expertise and practical, problem-solving experience to develop strategies based on objective principles. 

We support our clients by developing a thorough understanding of the subject issue and our clients’ objectives.  Our services are provided with the objective of delivering the most efficient and cost-effective program benefiting our client in their efforts tosettle or resolve scientific or engineering claims.  Services include:

Contact Name: 
Kim Anderson, Ph.D., CHMM
Contact Phone: 
Lawrence Feldman, Ph.D., LSP


Subscribe to GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. RSS