Environmental issues are increasingly critical in the purchase and sale, financing and development of real property and other assets. We regularly advise domestic and multinational companies on legal issues arising at federal, state and local levels in:
Our lawyers advise clients on the design and execution of appropriate environmental due diligence; we help structure transactions to assess and limit lender liabilities; we draft and negotiate environmental contract terms, navigate Brownfields and voluntary cleanup programs, creatively manage liability concerns through agency comfort letters, site status letters, opinion letters and prospective purchaser protections; we understand environmental insurance. We can provide legal assistance and guidance in every step of the transaction.
We offer informed legal advice for transaction-based environmental challenges, including: