Brownfields Redevelopment

You need experienced legal counsel to help you redevelop contaminated property so you can unlock its inherent value or, if you are buying it, to reduce your risks.

Conducted Emergency Real Estate Due Diligence

Retained on Christmas Eve to conduct environmental due diligence with respect to the purchase of 14,000 acres of farmland by year end. Retained an environmental consultant and identified “hot spots” that were excluded from the transaction including two pesticide landing strips, a landfill and a shack where pesticides were stored. Investigation saved client remediation costs of roughly $40 million.

Counseled Land Developer on Coastal Project

Represented a developer in a complex permitting matter in the State of California. The case involved both federal and state agencies with respect to a coastal development project. Advised the client on how to successfully obtain its permits without lengthy and uncertain litigation.

Assisted Client to Safely Purchase Impaired Land

Assisted a client to safely purchase land for a regional office complex in the middle of an area used as a military base for fifty years.

Represented Manufacturer in Large Remediation Project

Represented an international manufacturer in a large metropolitan area with respect to the remediation of industrial property that qualified for listing on the federal Superfund list.

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