Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Environment Department

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What the team is known for Advises a range of clients, including a notable selection of financial institutions and major energy companies, on issues arising from transactions, permitting and enforcement proceedings. Also noted for its handling of brownfield remediation and Superfund litigation. Offers strong practice group expertise in related areas of insurance and toxic tort litigation.

Work highlights Advised Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners on the environmental risk, permitting and documentation review aspects of its $3.6 billion acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Oryx Southern Delaware Holdings.

Notable practitioners

Lisa Shelton "has an impressive grasp of the details and is well informed of the state regulations in Texas," say clients. In addition to her environmental regulatory work, she manages permitting and risk review for corporations engaged in large transactions,