Gallagher & Kennedy’s environmental attorneys understand the complex statutes and regulations at issue in environmental litigation, as well as the science associated with regulated substances such as heavy metals, mold, asbestos, benzene, pesticides, TCE and PCBs. Many of our attorneys have formal training in the sciences or engineering, and we work and consult regularly with independent technical experts.
We possess expertise in the technical aspects of environmental law, including geology, engineering, chemistry, hydrology, biology and toxicology. We effectively combine our legal knowledge with technical expertise, providing our clients with broad experience in translating scientific and technical concepts to lay jurors, judges and arbitrators.
Gallagher & Kennedy lawyers have litigated environmental matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. We have managed cases involving all of the major federal environmental statutes, including CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, TSCA, FIFRA, Endangered Species Act and NEPA.
Our environmental attorneys have represented and advised clients in high profile administrative proceedings and rule challenges throughout the United States. In addition, Gallagher & Kennedy is equally experienced in managing lawsuits brought under myriad state environmental laws.