Environmental Law

The complex system of local, state and federal laws that deal with the environment can impact individuals, companies and local governments. Our firm is proud to have one of the leading environmental law practices in North Carolina to assist clients in navigating this legal landscape. Our experienced attorneys regularly advise clients regarding environmental compliance and permitting, transactions involving the purchase and sale of contaminated property, environmental and administrative litigation, water and air quality, and solid and hazardous waste issues.

Types of Services

  • Air quality issues
  • Environmental liability assessments
  • Brownfields redevelopment
  • Commercial real estate transactions involving contaminated property
  • Enforcement and civil penalties
  • Environmental permitting, compliance and audits
  • Environmental litigation
  • Ground water contamination
  • Illegal Timbering
  • Landslides
  • Permitting and regulatory counseling
  • Solid and hazardous waste issues
  • Stormwater
  • Timber management and conservation plans
  • Water and wastewater, including NPDES permits, 404 permits, and 401 water quality certifications

Memberships & Awards

  • American Bar Association, Section: Natural Resources, Energy and Environment
  • Institute for the Environment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Section: Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Ranking
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Ranking
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Recognition
  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame