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What the team is known for A deep bench and wide geographical state coverage across four offices. Areas of expertise include wetland permitting and hazardous waste cleanup, alongside broad complementary experience across governmental and administrative law. Acts for a broad range of clients, including government bodies, businesses and individuals.
Strengths An interviewee says: "It does a lot at local government level and it is excellent."
Alfred Malefatto has a noted environmental practice that includes representing clients in regulatory issues. His clients include developers and house builders.
Steven Lewis advises on issues related to wetland law and water quality, among other matters. A source praises him saying: "He knows an awful lot about water law."
Stephen Walker "is excellent," says one interviewee, who notes: "He has been in the industry for a long time and seen the changes." He works on a range of environmental matters, including water law issues.
Terry Lewis "is experienced in broad-based environmental matters," say sources. He is a highly sought-after practitioner who provides expert counsel on issues pertaining to environmental law and land use law.