Environment - Missouri: St Louis & Surrounds
What the team is known for
Thompson Coburn has a St. Louis-based practice with a strong reputation built on its longstanding presence in the market. It has notable litigation expertise and experience in sizable class actions. The group regularly advises global corporations from the oil and gas, mining, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. The team supports clients on an array of environmental matters, including challenges to new permits and whistle-blower lawsuits, cleanups and compliance mandates as well as government investigations.
"The responsiveness of their attorneys is second to none and I would also rate their service levels as top-tier."
"Thompson's team demonstrates technical expertise."
"The practitioners are experts in their fields and the response we received was outstanding."
Peter Strassner has an extensive environmental practice that sees him act for major transportation and manufacturing industry clients, among others. He handles administrative proceedings and courtroom litigation involving issues such as Superfunds, as well as advising on transactions. "Peter consistently provides outstanding service and advice."
Edward Cohen has an extensive environmental litigation practice that sees him take on insurance coverage disputes, enforcement actions and class actions. He is particularly experienced in toxic mold mandates, while also advising on groundwater disputes. "Edward is a great lawyer."
Crystal Kennedy is atransactional expert with several decades' experience. She is considered a go-to attorney for matters such as brownfield redevelopments, the sale and acquisition of industrial properties and cleanup programs. "Crystal is a great lawyer."
Ryan Kemper serves as cochair of the firm's environmental law group. He has a broad practice which involves advising clients on regulatory compliance, as well as complex government investigations. "Ryan has a wealth of experience and is a great adviser."