Fox Rothschild LLP

Environment Department

North Carolina
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What the team is known for Respected practice with strength in the management of underground storage tank and Superfund sites, permitting and loan transactions. Clients range from local governments to financial institutions and real estate developers. Also active in the environmental aspects of energy projects. Offers notable experience advising clients on environmental due diligence issues.

New developments The 2018 merger between Fox Rothschild and legacy Greensboro firm Smith Moore Leatherwood lends the firm's environmental law clients the benefits of a greatly enhanced geographical coverage.

Strengths Sources say: "They are prompt and attentive. Their work is exemplary."

Work highlights Represented Kayser-Roth in connection with its management of the  cleanup of the Stamina Mills Superfund Site in Forestdale, Rhode Island. Among other matters, the team advised on the oversight of a groundwater remediation system, the placement of institutional controls on the property, and interaction with EPA and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.

Notable practitioners

Of counsel Stephen Earp is a hugely experienced and widely respected environmental lawyer who continues to advise in connection with  CERCLA matters, brownfields redevelopment and environmental cost recovery.