Environmental Actions

Represent client in criminal and administrative environmental investigations and enforcement actions. 
  • Negotiated declination of prosecution, resolving criminal investigation of contractor for alleged hazardous waste and air emissions violations.
  • Obtained civil resolution and dismissal of criminal charges against trucking company charged with hazardous waste violations under the California Corporate Criminal Liability Act.
  • Resolved parallel criminal and administrative enforcement actions against manufacturer for alleged violations of federal fungicide and chemical reporting, registration and labeling requirements.
  • Obtained civil resolution of criminal investigation of contractor for alleged Fish & Game and Water Code violations for discharge to creek.
  • Resolved criminal investigation of company president and environmental manager for alleged Clean Air Act violations in demolition project.
  • Negotiated resolution of criminal investigation of corporation and manager for alleged Fish & Game and Water Code violations in application of agricultural pesticide.

Firm Highlights

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Sarah Good Appointed to California State Bar's Ad Hoc Commission on the Discipline System

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FCC Designates Huawei as National Security Threat

In the ongoing confrontation between the U.S. government and Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the U.S. has dealt another major blow. The Federal Communications Commission issued an order on June 30, effective immediately, declaring that...

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Farella Braun + Martel Elevates Five to Partner

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Farella Braun + Martel Shortlisted for Three 2021 Benchmark Litigation Awards

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel has been shortlisted for three 2021 Benchmark Litigation awards. The firm was shortlisted for “San Francisco Firm of the Year” and in the California White-Collar Crime...

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Jurors, Justice and Technology

Douglas Young, Farella partner and president of the American College of Trial Lawyers, spoke with podcast host Howard Miller about requirements in jury selection and technology for jury and non-jury trials. Listen to the...

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Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys, Practices

Farella Braun + Martel announces that Chambers USA has recognized 13 lawyers and 6 practice areas in the legal directory’s 2021 edition. Individual Rankings: Tyler Gerking – Insurance: Policyholders Jeffrey Hamilton – Cannabis Law...

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Recommended Practices for Conducting Internal Investigations

William Keane served as the chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers’ Federal Criminal Procedure Committee, which drafted the white paper “ Recommended Practices for Conducting Internal Investigations ” published by the ACTL...

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Douglas Young Receives 2021 Judge Learned Hand Award From AJC San Francisco

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