Practice/Industry Group Overview
Businesses face a distinct set of challenges and opportunities as they move to address the impact of greenhouse gas emission regulation as well as their evolving role in corporate stewardship of the environment. Responding to our clients’ needs to manage the emerging risks from global climate change and capitalize on new opportunities, Husch Blackwell has gathered expertise from our diverse practice areas – Energy; Environmental & Natural Resources; Governmental Affairs; Intellectual Property; Tax; Corporate; Banking & Finance; Real Estate & Development and Business Litigation – to provide a multidisciplinary approach.
Husch Blackwell's climate change and sustainability attorneys have the knowledge and experience to serve businesses on the full array of global climate change issues, including renewable and alternative energy; emissions measurement and reduction; carbon cap and trade; policy formation; environmental regulation and litigation; licensing and protecting new technologies; permitting; green building; tax incentives; corporate governance and disclosure; governmental relations and advocacy; investment in new-market opportunities; public financing; and mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. The firm’s experience representing a wide range of clients including multinationals, private firms, banks, investment companies, REITs, utilities, foundations and trade associations, means that our attorneys are equipped to support businesses of any size in developing and implementing state-of-the-art sustainability practices and procedures.
Members of our group are recognized leaders in their field and include former practitioners from the United States Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency; the Department of Agriculture, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Nebraska. Many also have significant scientific credentials in the areas of epidemiology, public health, aeronautical engineering, environmental geology, chemistry, animal science, agriculture, and more.