The firm routinely litigates complex matters against high profile law firms involving multimillion-dollar exposure. The firm represents several public and private clients in environmental litigation matters which typically involve corporate history, remediation and indemnity. Clients have included industrial and chemical manufacturers, national railroads, defense contractors, real estate developers, municipalities, counties, other governmental entities and Fortune 500 companies.
Our deep familiarity with the complexity of environmental regulations combined with the experience of our trial attorneys allow us to construct an integrated strategy that best meets the unique needs of our clients.
Our lawyers have litigated the following types of environmental cases in state and federal court and before administrative tribunals:
- Permit Appeals
- Enforcement Defense
- Cost Recovery Claims, including Ohio VAP
- Environmental Indemnity
- Soil and Groundwater Contamination
- CERCLA Contribution Claims
- Prosecution and Defense of Citizen Suit Actions
- Sewer Backup
- Federal Debarment Proceeding
- River Sediment Dredging
In current matters, our environmental litigators represent a Potentially Responsible Party in the largest Natural Resources Damage matter in State of Ohio and represent a municipality in a multimillion dollar dispute regarding a wastewater treatment plant upgrade.