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McMahon DeGulis LLP

Natural Resources & Environment

5 ranked lawyersBand 1OhioUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded boutique with expertise covering the full range of environmental law. Possesses particular strength in brownfield matters, as well as integrated planning work related to the CWA. Also noted for its permitting, compliance and enforcement counsel on air pollution issues. Represents significant municipal and private clients across Ohio as advisory and litigation counsel.

Strengths

Sources say: “The team is very efficient and able to turn work around quickly. Their vast knowledge of environmental cases brings a comfort level that you are receiving the best information.”

Work highlights

Advised Energy Transfer Partners on environmental issues related to the Rover Pipeline, including permitting, administrative and judicial enforcement proceedings before the Ohio Supreme Court.

Notable practitioners

David Nash continues to maintain a sophisticated environmental and energy practice, and is regarded as an expert in issues including hazardous waste regulation and permitting.
“He is a very good and detailed lawyer.” “David has always been what I would view as one of the quality lawyers in Ohio.”

Gregory DeGulis is an accomplished environmental litigator, with a wealth of experience defending clients in disputes revolving around insurance coverage, hazardous waste, CERCLA and other issues.
“He is a very good litigator.” “Gregory is extremely capable and competent.”

Louis McMahon is renowned for his environmental compliance expertise. He is best known for his expert counsel and legal strategy in Clean Water Act Integrated Planning.
“Louis has been extremely helpful in building the case. His environmental knowledge is a great strength.” "He's as good as there is on the water side."

Michael McMahon is highlighted for his extensive CWA and CAA expertise, and is sought out by manufacturers for counsel in compliance concerns.
“He is a good environmental lawyer and has a nice practice.” “Michael is insightful and a brainiac.”

Wendlene Lavey has wide-ranging environmental expertise and regularly advises clients on compliance, permitting and enforcement matters among others.
"She is very detailed and knows her stuff. She is a very good lawyer."

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Ohio

Natural Resources & Environment


David Nash
Senior Statespeople
Gregory J DeGulis
Band 2
Louis L McMahon
Band 2
Michael S McMahon
Band 3
Wendlene Lavey
Band 4