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Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

Environment

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What the team is known for

Noted for considerable environmental law expertise covering brownfield developments, CERCLA cost recovery and CEQA matters. Further able to advise on general environmental issues including air quality, water quality and energy-related law.

Strengths

"They are very practical and deal-driven. Their strengths are to not only identify issues, but to develop solutions and options to address issues," says a source.

A respondent shares: "They are outstanding to work with every step of the way. They maintain a sense of calm and good humor through some very difficult negotiations, which is greatly appreciated."

Work highlights

Represented Union Pacific Railroad in the Omega Chemical Superfund site and related CERCLA cost recovery litigation.

Notable practitioners

Brian Moskal is increasingly noticed for his capabilities in environmental litigation. He provides counsel on an array of issues, including wastewater and contaminated sites cases.
"He provides relatable, insightful information on complicated matters. Brian is very responsive, which is extremely important in our line of business." "He brings a laserlike focus to the pertinent details."

Peter Nyquist handles environmental litigation and regulatory compliance that covers Superfund, contaminated site and CERCLA cost recovery issues. He also has expertise in water and air quality issues at both the state and federal level.
"He stands out as calm and even-keeled and a very technically savvy lawyer."

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Overview

Our Environment Group focuses on achieving cost-effective solutions to the challenges arising from environmental contamination, environmental regulation and other environmental concerns. Chambers USA has ranked Greenberg Glusker as a Leading Law Firm in Environmental Law. 

Whether in litigation, regulatory proceedings or negotiations, we have handled hundreds of matters under Superfund (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, CEQA, and Proposition 65.

Greenberg Glusker attorneys combine their years of experience with legal, technical, and business know-how to provide practical solutions to the environmental challenges facing our clients. The depth and breadth of our Environment Group’s experience is exceptionally strong. Our lawyers’ resident expertise is not dispersed across dozens of attorneys in different offices but is concentrated in one office, allowing us to more efficiently provide a broad range of services. 

While our office is in Los Angeles, we represent industry associations, Fortune 500 companies, public entities, small businesses trusts, individuals and others in hundreds of environmental matters throughout California and the nation.

For more information, please contact Pete Nyquist, Chair of Greenberg Glusker's Environmental Law Group.

Members

Nyquist, Peter A (Head of Department)

Banks, Sedina

Choy, Marisa

Cranston, David

Hanken, Garrett

Jackman, Sherry

Moskal, Brian

Perch-Ahern, Noah

Sokol, Jonathan

Watson, Elizabeth

Environment Department

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

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Department location

2049 Century Park East

Suite 2600

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90067

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California

Environment


Brian Moskal
Up and Coming
Peter A Nyquist
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