The firm’s lawyers meet the growing needs that business clients face in the rapidly changing web of federal and local environmental statutes and regulations. The firm provides a full range of environmental legal services pertaining to domestic and international corporate transactions, permitting and regulatory representation, environmental litigation, and legislative and rulemaking issues. The firm’s attorneys have successfully represented all types of businesses that have been targeted for environmental violations and damage to property.
Representation includes appeals from decisions of administrative agencies to local courts, as well as local and federal court litigation with government, citizen groups, individuals and private parties. The firm also defends clients in civil actions, including compliance orders and penalties brought by federal, state and local regulatory authorities. In addition, firm attorneys have experience in all facets of single and multi-party Superfund litigation, including chairing steering and allocation committees and negotiating consent agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency.
“We provided the defense team to the lead corporate defendant in an environmental damage suit, which was the longest running civil trial in the 32nd Judicial Court, for the Parish of Terrebonne, State of Louisiana.” – C. Berwick Duval
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