K&L Gates

Environment Department

New Jersey
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What the team is known for High-quality team that regularly acts for Fortune 500 companies on a range of matters, including major Superfund litigation, permitting and regulatory compliance. Stands out for its expertise in brownfield redevelopment and natural resources damages. Also offers expertise advising a broad range of industrial manufacturers.

Strengths Interviewees respect the firm for its "knowledge on industry-specific matters and access to experts on other topics."

Work highlights Acted as common counsel to the Bayonne Barrel & Drum Site PRP Group, consisting of approximately 20 parties funding the multimillion-dollar remediation of a PCB-contaminated former drum reconditioning facility located in Newark, New Jersey.

Notable practitioners


Brian Montag
is recommended by clients for his "extraordinary service, insightful advice, accessibility and knowledge on the relevant issues."  He handles regulatory compliance and policy lobbying work as well as environmental disputes for industrial clients.

Seasoned practitioner
William Hyatt
focuses his practice on Superfund work. He has extensive experience negotiating liability costs and handling remediation investigations on behalf of large corporations.