Phelps Dunbar LLP

Environment Department

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What the team is known for Handles sophisticated transactional, litigation and regulatory matters for an extensive list of stellar clients, drawing from a strong pool of attorneys with a wealth of experience at the local, state and federal level. Offers notable expertise in the energy, rail and industrial sectors. Able to assist clients with preparing comments for federal and state rulemaking proceedings.

Work highlights Continued to defend Frontier Communications in a suit alleging that Frontier is responsible for environmental damage allegedly caused by its former subsidiary LGS Natural Gas.

Notable practitioners

Alan Harrell
’s practice covers litigation relating to permit violations, class actions and toxic torts. He has complementary skills advising clients on regulatory matters. He is commended by a source for his ability to "make complex matters very simple."

Steve Levine
is praised by interviewees as a "phenomenal problem solver who thinks outside the box." His environmental litigation practice includes toxic tort disputes including those relating to water contamination as well as appellate cases.