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Squire Patton Boggs

Natural Resources & Environment

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What the team is known for

Eminent practice representing large national and international clients across a broad spectrum of matters relating to environmental law. Possesses expertise in compliance and litigation including defense of governmental enforcement actions. Excels in matters relating to health and safety breaches, site remediation, brownfield redevelopment and land use approvals. Represents clients from a variety of industries including mining, manufacturing, petroleum refining and energy.

Strengths

One client says: “The team is outstanding. I enjoy working with them and have confidence in their advice.”

Another source comments: “The team does a great job of keeping us up to date, as well as providing sound legal advice. They are top-notch and have provided outstanding services.”

An interviewee notes: “The firm has enough resources to be able to deal with urgent matters without compromising quality.”

Work highlights

Acted for Cleveland-Cliffs on its environmental safety and health due diligence and risk analysis for its acquisition of AK Steel.

Notable practitioners

Douglas McWilliams brings particular expertise to CAA enforcement and compliance issues in the automotive industry, among other matters.
“Doug is one of the best air lawyers in Ohio.” “He has provided us with prompt, exhaustive and clear advice, always without delay.”

Karen Winters advises energy and natural resources companies on compliance issues and litigation in connection with development projects located in environmentally sensitive locations such as wetland sites.
"Karen is outstanding. She is knowledgeable, responsive and very professional.” “She is a very good lawyer and very well thought of in this market.”

Vincent Atriano is well regarded for his environmental litigation expertise. He has a wealth of experience acting for clients on a range of matters including environmental enforcement and toxic tort class actions.
“Vincent is sharp and does a lot of sophisticated, high-profile matters.” “Vincent is a very good lawyer and very capable.”

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Natural Resources & Environment

Squire Patton Boggs

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Location

4900 Key Tower

127 Public Square

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Ohio

Natural Resources & Environment


Douglas A McWilliams
Band 2
Karen A Winters
Band 2
Vincent Atriano
Band 3