Provided by John King
John B. King is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Mr. King’s extensive environmental practice includes: air, water, and waste permitting; regulatory compliance and assessment; remediation and response action assessment and coordination; transaction due diligence and auditing; and enforcement counseling and defense.
Mr. King was formerly Director of Regulatory & Legal Affairs for a large oil and gas waste disposal company and responsible for its environmental and safety programs. He also served for many years as Chief Attorney for Enforcement with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. While with the LDEQ, Mr. King personally prosecuted, or oversaw the prosecution of, enforcement actions issued by the LDEQ, handled major permitting matters, and successfully litigated matters in state courts, federal courts, and administrative tribunals.
John King has a wealth of experience advising clients on a variety of environmental regulatory matters including air and water permitting, enforcement actions and remediations.
"A great communicator and negotiator who is extremely knowledgeable." "John is a real treat to work with. With his extensive knowledge and practical experience, he always delvers what is needed." "John King has always been responsive, comprehensive, strategic and insightful when dealing with defendants, regulators and opposite-side attorneys."