Overview

We represent buyers and sellers in complex transactions involving site remediation issues and brownfield development projects. Clients benefit from our experience with identifying and solving potential environmental problems that block projects from moving forward quickly and cost-effectively.

While state and federal governments encourage the cleanup and redevelopment of environmentally impaired areas, these projects can be complex. We routinely provide counsel on issues in connection with the federal Superfund law and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and analogous state laws, and we use this knowledge to help clients effectively evaluate the risks and benefits of participating in brownfield transactions.

Industrial companies, lenders, real estate developers and public bodies rely on us for guidance on obtaining land use approvals, structuring transactions, complying with requirements under U.S. EPA and state and local statutes, and negotiating financing agreements. We also are called to collaborate with environmental consultants on site assessments and audits, and coordinate other critical aspects of site remediation and brownfield projects.

Our efficient, multidisciplinary team approach offers clients a single resource for the range of real estate, environmental, public finance, tax and business issues typically associated with developing brownfields.