Van Ness Feldman LLP

Environment Department

District of Columbia
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What the team is known for Specialists in the convergence of business and government agencies, tackling environmental concerns ranging from air quality and waste to natural resources and endangered species. Offers additional expertise with regard to infrastructure projects, renewable energy and climate change issues. Experienced in handling litigation before EPA. Popular choice of counsel for companies in the power sector, automotive manufacturers and public bodies.

Strengths Clients say: "Its greatest asset is its deep expertise in the subject matters."

Other clients also mention the team "has a wealth of experience working with the auto industry in emissions compliance, a very technical area where it has developed a great understanding."

Work highlights Assisted the Association of Recreational Marine Engine and Boat Manufacturers in developing a boat manufacturing industry position and comments on the Trump Administration’s rulemaking to propose residual risk and technology review for the source category.

Notable practitioners


Kyle Danish
has a nationally recognized climate change and environmental law practice. He handles a range of enforcement actions, regulatory issues and permitting issues, especially those arising under the CAA.


Richard Penna
frequently acts as counsel for automobile and recreational marine vessel manufacturers on air emissions standards matters.