We regularly advise clients with respect to environmental issues that arise in connection with the purchase or disposition of real estate. Whether the transaction involves a factory, plant, processing facility, pipeline, or underground storage tank, our environmental attorneys can assist with the due diligence review and assessment of the environmental issues and regulatory concerns. We can also assist clients in obtaining necessary permits and variances and in complying with applicable environmental reporting requirements.
Over the years, environmental risk has become an increasingly significant concern in major business and real property transactions. ScottHulse environmental lawyers have extensive experience drafting and negotiating contractual provisions addressing and allocating liability for both known and unknown environmental losses and penalties. We can also advise clients with respect to insurance coverage of environmental risks and losses.
Our environmental attorneys have also been called upon to represent clients charged with environmental claims, including toxic tort and asbestos litigation. This experience can prove beneficial in negotiating favorable settlements for clients. If litigation becomes necessary, our environmental and litigation attorneys can aggressively defend your interests through trial and appeal.