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Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

Environment

5 ranked lawyersBand 1IndianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Demonstrates an impressive environmental practice and houses a strong bench of attorneys experienced in handling the full range of environmental matters. Assists clients with regulatory compliance matters and insurance recovery and cleanup, in addition to offering expertise in CERCLA cases and toxic tort defense litigation. Works with a diverse client base that includes those from the pharmaceuticals and utilities sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee notes: "If you have environmental issues, they are the premier firm to use."

A client says: "They listen to me," adding: "I have opinions and they take and consider them and they really advocate for me."

Work highlights

Advised City of South Bend on the environmental compliance, transactional and litigation issues arising out of its redevelopment of the former Studebaker auto manufacturing plant and Oliver Plow sites.

Notable practitioners

Amy Romig has a fine environmental practice and is active on permitting issues and enforcement actions. Her expertise covers matters pertaining to air, water and solid waste, among other issues.

Curtis DeVoe has over 30 years of experience handling environmental compliance and litigation work. He advises across waste and wastewater, wetlands and brownfield developments.

Daniel Cory works on an array of environmental matters, including transactional, compliance and litigious issues.

George Plews is a prominent figure in the Indiana environment arena who is particularly noted for his expertise in environmental and insurance-related litigation matters.
"He has a depth of knowledge for insurance and environment contamination matters. He's the go-to person for the law in those areas."

Peter Racher covers matters such as environmental cost recovery claims, toxic torts and class actions.
"He is really good and strong."

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Indiana

Environment


Amy Romig
Band 2
Curtis DeVoe
Band 2
Daniel Cory
Band 3
George Plews
Band 1
Peter M Racher
Band 3