Kimberley J. Hale



Office Address:
1200 Peachtree Street, N.E
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309


University of Georgia School of Law
(J.D., 1998)

Georgia Institute of Technology
(B.C.E., 1994)




Lawyer Monthly Magazine, "Women in Law Award – Environmental" (2019)

Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Environmental Law

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation (2018–Present)

Georgia Trend, "Legal Elite" (2018–Present)

Institute of Georgia Environmental Leadership Class of 2018

Past Chair of the Environmental and Toxic Tort Section of the Atlanta Bar Association

Kimberley Hale regularly advises industrial clients, developers, and local governments on state and federal environmental compliance, permitting and enforcement matters. Utilizing her environmental engineering background, Kimberley has a particular expertise with regard to solid waste management and stormwater compliance. Kimberley serves as outside counsel for various national lenders and real estate investment firms, aiding in the risk assessment of potential environmental impacts on real property located in all fifty states. Her practice also includes routinely advising clients regarding environmental risks in merger and acquisition transactions. In addition to her transactional and regulatory work, Kimberley has significant experience in defending citizen suits brought under the Clean Water Act and other related land use and zoning litigation.

Although Kimberley’s practice includes environmental issues for property and industries located all across the country, she is recognized as a leader in Georgia environmental law. Kimberley is a past chair of the Atlanta Bar’s Environmental & Toxic Tort Section and is a 2018 graduate of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership. She regularly speaks at the Georgia State Bar Environmental Law Section Annual Seminar, Georgia Environmental Conference, and the Georgia Brownfield Association annual seminar.