Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Environment Department

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What the team is known for Talented group, particularly commended for its experience advising clients on environmental risk analysis and compliance, project development, permitting and government investigations. Possesses expertise in federal and state Superfund laws, hazardous waste audits, brownfield redevelopment, and air and water quality issues arising from energy projects. Clients include real estate developers, public entities such as municipal water utilities and industry heavyweights in the telecommunications and oil and gas sectors.

Strengths A client comments: "They have provided extremely good service, are extremely knowledgeable and have an excellent command of their subjects."

Work highlights Represent Altino Properties in settlement negotiations with the EPA concerning a Superfund site on Lake Washington.

Notable practitioners

David Ubaldi focuses on environmental litigation, including disputes involving Superfund sites and the Clean Water Act. Interviewees note that he is "a great and terrific lawyer" and "does a good job leading his clients."

Lynn Manolopoulos is especially well known for her expertise in contaminated site cleanup. Her capabilities include transactional and litigation mandates.