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What the team is known for Esteemed practice group with proficiency in a broad array of environmental issues, including litigation, regulatory approval and permitting. Particular areas of expertise include wastewater and air quality regulations and land management issues. Represents clients from both the private and public sectors. Routinely provides advice on environmental issues involved in real estate acquisition and development.
Strengths Clients say: "The team has strong business sense, works well together and puts together a great work product."
Another interviewee describes the team as "outstanding" and appreciates the "timely, thorough and on-point legal counsel."
Work highlights Advised Hanesbrands, a textile manufacturer, on regulatory issues associated with wastewater pretreatment and discharge of pretreated wastewater to surface waters.
Alan McConnell wins particular praise for his "significant experience in the area of US clean air laws and regulations." One source describes him as "the best air lawyer in the state." His expertise also includes hazardous waste and clean water issues, and he assists clients with transactional, regulatory and litigation concerns.
Stephen Berlin "has a great knowledge base and gives concise explanations of complicated concepts," reports one client. He assists property developers and other corporate clients with transactional due diligence and regulatory compliance, as well as litigation. One client appreciates that "he is extremely knowledgeable and able to guide us toward solutions."
Todd Roessler acts for both public and private sector clients on a range of environmental matters. He has experience navigating coastal management, site remediation and Clean Water Act concerns, among others.