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Fox Rothschild LLP

Environment

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What the team is known for

What the team is known for Offers environmental expertise on the full spectrum of class actions, toxic torts and other disputes. Experienced in site remediation, contamination and waste management matters, with considerable strengths advising on permitting, compliance and transactional concerns. Acts for a distinguished roster of national and international companies and is developing a fine reputation for its work in issues concerning chemical restriction and registration rules, including the niche but increasingly contentious area of PFASs in consumer products, and of climate change and greenhouse gases, and green building.

Strengths

A source says: "I've had occasion to work with them a number of times over the years, and I can say they're all good lawyers and are very well respected."

Work highlights

Defended Solvay USA in multiple toxic tort law suits before federal courts.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Roe works on an array of environmental matters, including air and water-related issues. He defends clients in toxic tort litigation and advises on all manner of compliance mandates.
"An excellent environmental lawyer with an impressive intellect.""I think highly of Chris and refer toxic tort claims to him."

Joel Bolstein is recommended for his deft handling of the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions and brownfields redevelopment.
"A good and practical lawyer.""Joel is an excellent regulatory, counseling and transactional lawyer."

Philip Hinerman acts on a range of environmental matters, advice on site remediation and in particular the defense of civil and regulatory nuisance, contamination and toxic tort claims.

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Overview

Fox Rothschild’s Environmental Practice is made up of seasoned attorneys with detailed knowledge of the science, regulations and case law that impact clients’ environmental concerns. We represent and advise clients on a broad spectrum of environmental issues ranging from compliance to litigation. Our attorneys help clients minimize short and long-term environment-related risks in business transactions and negotiate with regulators on our clients’ behalf. Our Pennsylvania environmental attorneys are recognized for their skill and diverse experience. We have assisted clients in matters related to Pennsylvania's Land Recycling Act (Act 2) and Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act, represented the developer of Pennsylvania’s first planned platinum LEED Certified community and served as counsel on air permitting and solid waste issues to a publicly traded owner and operator of resource recovery facilities. Whether facing complex litigation involving toxic torts or air pollution, seeking to “green” for efficiency, looking for energy and utility advice, or buying or selling a business or property, clients rely on Fox attorneys’ extensive experience and knowledge. Fox attorneys handle environmental litigation, environmental aspects of transactions and due diligence, permitting, compliance and enforcement, site remediation, storm water management, sustainable “green” development, climate change and greenhouse gases and chemical restriction and registration rules.

Environment Department

Fox Rothschild LLP

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Department location

2000 Market Street

20th Floor

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-3222

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Pennsylvania

Environment


Christopher M Roe
Band 2
Joel Bolstein
Band 3
Philip L Hinerman
Band 3