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Capabilities and​ Services

EHS Transactional Practice

Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions

I advise clients on all aspects of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) issues associated with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and related corporate transactions, including:

  • Negotiation of EHS-related Provisions in Operative Agreements, and Related Schedules, Shared Services and Facilities Agreements, and Transition Services Agreements
  • Assessment and Analysis of EHS-Related Risks and Liabilities
  • Management of the Transition and Integration of Acquired Assets

Real Estate Transactions

I focus on advising clients on all aspects of environmental issues associated with real estate transactions, including

  • Environmental Provisions of Purchase and Sales Contracts
  • Voluntary Cleanups and Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Assessments and Related Due Diligence Activities

Environmental Compliance Practice

I provide legal advice on a wide range of environmental compliance issues, including:

  • Air Pollution Control
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Financial Assurance Compliance
  • Water Pollution Control
  • USEPA's Risk Management Plan (RMP) Rule
  • Contaminated Property (Federal Superfund, State-Level Programs for Inactive Sites, Brownfields, and Voluntary Cleanup)
  • Product Stewardship
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Release Reporting
  • Agency Investigations (Including Multi-Media Investigations) and Enforcement 

Occupational Health and Safety Compliance Practice

I advise clients on occupational health and safety compliance issues, including:

  • Compliance With General OSHA Standards
  • OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard
  • Facility Siting
  • Hazard Communication
  • Workplace Illness and Injury Recording and Reporting Requirements
  • Access to Employee Medical and Exposure Records
  • OSHA Investigations and Citations

Corporate Legal Practice

I provide a wide range of service to corporate legal departments on EHS-related matters, including:

  • Augmenting the EHS Legal Function of Corporate Legal Departments
  • Assessing, Establishing, and Reviewing Reserves for Contingent Legal and Environmental Liabilities, and EHS-Related Asset Retirement Obligations
  • Assessing, Establishing, and Reviewing Disclosure Language for EHS-Related Risks

EHS Litigation Practice

I support litigation teams on a whole range of EHS-related litigation in the following areas:

  • Conduct of Discovery
  • Conduct of Expert Depositions
  • Preservation of Evidence
  • Selection and Preparation of Experts
  • Review and Preparation of Expert Reports
  • Insurance Coverage Issues
  • Motion Practice
  • Trial Preparation and Support 

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