Our Group offers clients the highest quality environmental representation in an efficient, cost-effective manner. Our Environmental attorneys include former practitioners with the Department of Justice and several state agencies. A number of our attorneys, including former Monsanto Company senior environmental attorneys and a former Monsanto environmental engineer, have been involved in environmental management and litigation for well over 25 years. As a result of our broad experience, many of our clients have retained us to act as national environmental counsel. Our attorneys are well respected within the regulated community and the national environmental bar and are regularly recognized in peer-selected reviews as among the most capable and effective practitioners in the field.
We have significant expertise in many environmental areas. We focus our efforts on matters where our experience can make us efficient and the best option for our clients. No other firm has a better problem-solving capability in delivering the desired result at a reasonable rate. We specialize in a broad spectrum of environmental scenarios, including:
We have a national environmental litigation practice which covers some 200 Superfund sites, civil and criminal enforcement, insurance coverage, pipeline ruptures and hazardous waste incineration. We handle major litigation matters for companies in the oil, chemical, mining, power, manufacturing and transportation industries.
Our Environmental attorneys provide advice to clients on regulatory compliance, planning and permitting in over 40 states, including representation in administrative proceedings. We support these counseling services with multi-media awareness and compliance training. We routinely provide compliance counseling in the requirements of federal and state environmental laws, including:
In addition, our team regularly assumes responsibility for environmental due diligence and guidance in liability management related to commercial and real estate transactions, including:
Our attorneys are active members and leaders in a broad number of leading professional organizations, state and local committees, planning boards, and task forces dealing with key environmental issues, allowing our attorneys to stay abreast of the latest developments in this field.
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/04/10
4.6/5.0 by a Associate on 04/17/12
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/28/14
5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/10/14
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/30/10
5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/13/12
5.0/5.0 by a General Counsel on 04/02/13
5.0/5.0 by a Member on 04/05/12
5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 04/06/12
5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/19/10
5.0/5.0 on 01/04/12
Outstanding lawyer and trusted advisor. David is one of the best litigators in the nation. Read more
Outstanding lawyer and trusted advisor. David is one of the best litigators in the nation.
5.0/5.0 on 09/14/13
5.0/5.0 on 04/15/12
He is incredibly knowledgeable and has excellent communication skills, all the while maintaining an attitude of kindness toward the client. Read more
He is incredibly knowledgeable and has excellent communication skills, all the while maintaining an attitude of kindness toward the client.
5.0/5.0 on 02/05/10
5.0/5.0 on 12/16/13
Dan was extremely knowledgeable in preparing a Reg D offering. Additionally he was very responsive and sensitive to the timing of preparing the offer... Read more
Dan was extremely knowledgeable in preparing a Reg D offering. Additionally he was very responsive and sensitive to the timing of preparing the offering.
4.8/5.0 on 02/09/10
3.5/5.0 on 10/13/10
2.3/5.0 on 04/24/15
His listening skills need improvement. I had to repeat things several times and he would ask me the same questions over again. He is more of a talker... Read more
His listening skills need improvement. I had to repeat things several times and he would ask me the same questions over again. He is more of a talker which is not a bad thing....just not when it comes to listening to what your clients wants and needs are.
5.0/5.0 on 04/17/09
Smart lawyers, valuable research, practical strategic advice, resonable fees, responsive service. A complete solution to a litigation issue. Read more
4.8/5.0 on 10/19/10
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Our efforts have been recognized both nationally and locally in promoting diversity. We received a top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the Equal Justice Award, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, and named one of the Top 100 Law Firms for Women by MultiCultural Law Magazine.
Minority and female partners hold senior leadership positions in management, which fully supports the wide variety of initiatives coordinated by our firm’s Diversity Committee.
We are actively involved in promoting diversity within the legal profession. Our firm endorsed the diversity commitment and action plans of our local bar associations.
Diversity and inclusiveness make us a stronger firm and better able to understand our clients’ needs. We are committed to pursue, promote and enhance diversity at Husch Blackwell.