Our environmental regulatory / compliance attorneys have experience in each subspecialty area of federal and state environmental law. We are known for client-oriented solutions to compliance issues, with an objective of helping our clients pro-actively avoid problems before they arise. We regularly assist companies with:

  • Compliance counseling, including hazardous waste management, Superfund counseling and representation, environmental permitting, lender liability and facility siting
  • Compliance counseling regarding CERCLA, RCRA, FIFRA, TSCA, OPA, EPCRA, Proposition 65 and other federal and state statutes
  • Air quality advice, including Clean Air Act compliance, new source review, permitting, emissions trading and indoor air quality
  • Water quality advice, including Clean Water Act compliance, storm water management, wastewater treatment, waste discharge requirements and NPDES issues
  • Environmental due diligence in corporate and real estate transactions, including Phase I and Phase II site assessments and complex due diligence investigations
  • Environmental insurance and indemnification coverage and negotiations
  • Brownfields development, including deed restrictions, successor liability, prospective purchaser agreements, covenants not to sue and related issues
  • Military Base Re-Use and Closure, including property and authority transfer, remediation, indemnification, and insurance

Firm Highlights

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Are Losses Resulting from Phishing Incidents Covered by Crime Policies Insuring Against Computer Fraud?

It is an all-too-common dilemma. As phishing schemes have become more prevalent and more sophisticated, businesses of all sizes have fallen victim to these attacks where a fraudster will use a spoofed email or other...

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California Targets Pot Smoke Anew Under State Chemical Safety Law

Sarah Bell was quoted in the article "California Targets Pot Smoke Anew Under State Chemical Safety Law," looking at whether both pot smoke and the active ingredient in cannabis should be classified as reproductive toxics...

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Is your company covered by California's new privacy law?

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End of a Decade - Checklist for California Nonprofits

As 2019 comes to a close, we thought about our customary note to nonprofit officers and directors to take a few moments to confirm that important year-end responsibilities have not been overlooked. But since this...

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Dan Cohn Named to Jewish Community Federation Board of Directors

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Event

Litigating Civil and Criminal Trade Secret Cases: Trends, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

Trade secret litigation is on the rise, both civil litigation and follow-on criminal prosecution for trade secret theft. Companies are grappling with how to protect their valuable information and minimize risk in their technological...

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Ashley Breakfield Appointed to CREW Network Diversity & Inclusion Task Force

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Hemp Legal Limbo Challenges Sonoma County's Delta Separations, Other Equipment Makers

Ryan Lowther provided commentary in a North Bay Business Journal article discussing banking and regulatory challenges facing the hemp industry. Read the full article, here .

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New California Housing Laws: AB 68 Accessory Dwelling Units

On January 1, 2020, several housing-related bills recently signed into law by the Governor take effect. We will explain the upcoming changes in housing law through a series of updates. Our first update...

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WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium

Tyler Gerking will be speaking at the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium session, "The Role of Cyber-Insurance." Details: How much should you buy, what does it cover and how does it fit with an overall...

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