Serving as national environmental counsel to the largest automotive services company in North America.
Serving as national hazardous materials transportation counsel to international automobile manufacturer.
Defending a major industrial concern at the Diamond Alkali Superfund Site in Newark, New Jersey, including in private-party CERCLA litigation and in an EPA allocation and administrative proceedings.
Defending a Fortune 100 global aerospace, defense, and security company in private-party CERCLA litigation pending in North Carolina.
Representing a Fortune 500 global marketer of consumer and commercial products in TSCA, FIFRA, and Clean Air Act compliance issues and related self-disclosures to U.S. EPA.
Representing large grocery chain in connection with FIFRA matters.
Representing multiple corporations on TSCA Section 5 issues and matters under the statute’s reporting obligations, including a national manufacturer of explosives, a global consumer products company, and a national industrial minerals company.
Serving as hazardous materials transportation counsel to Fortune 100 non-alcoholic beverage company.
Successfully represented a Fortune 100 global aerospace, defense, and security company in a CERCLA cost-allocation arbitration before the American Arbitration Association that resulted in an award saving the client millions of dollars in future response costs.
Successfully represented a major industrial minerals company on TSCA compliance issues arising out of an EPA investigation.
Successfully defended a leading global flooring manufacturer in nuisance litigation.
Successfully defended a major energy resources company in putative class action litigation filed in federal district court and counseling the company in connection with thousands of threatened mass-tort claims stemming from alleged emissions from manufacturing facility.
Represented a Fortune 100 global aerospace, defense, and security company in connection with remediation activities at a former facility in Georgia.
Successfully defended largest Fixed-Base Operator in Georgia in a RCRA enforcement matter brought by U.S. EPA.
Successfully defended the City of Atlanta in litigation brought by Fulton County, Georgia challenging the City’s waste-hauling contracts. The case resulted in the Georgia Supreme Court invalidating historic flow control legislation on dormant commerce clause grounds. See Fulton County v. City of Atlanta, 280 Ga. 353, 629 S.E.2d 196 (Ga. 2006). Successfully obtained an award of attorneys’ fees for the City of Atlanta as a result of the invalidation.
Lead counsel for Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia in successful litigation against the County’s landfill gas contractor.
Lead counsel to Orange County, North Carolina in a complex landfill gas transaction involving the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Successfully negotiated CERCLA settlement for the subsidiary of a global textile manufacturer for alleged liability for response costs at the Sauget Area 1, Sauget Area 2, and Clayton Chemical Sites in Sauget, Illinois.
Counseled major industrial minerals company on unique FIFRA compliance issues and a related self-disclosure to U.S. EPA.
Obtained for a Fortune 50 worldwide transportation and logistics company the dismissal of a RCRA citizen suit litigation brought by a California environmental organization and the dismissal of toxic tort litigation brought in West Virginia.
Obtained for Fortune 50 diversified chemical company favorable resolution in a multi-party New Jersey Spill Act case and in a cost-recovery case in Georgia.
Designed and implemented an environmental audit program for world’s largest producer of outdoor power products at facilities throughout the United States. Counseled client through successful voluntary disclosures to U.S. EPA in connection with certain regulatory findings made during the audit process.
Submitted comments on behalf of clients to more than a dozen Department of Transportation hazardous materials rulemaking dockets, defended numerous hazardous material transportation civil penalty matters brought by the FAA, PHMSA, and the FRA, and counseled numerous clients on domestic and international hazardous materials transportation regulatory issues.