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Environmental litigation may take many forms, and each presents unique challenges. Whether the issue is a plaintiff’s exposure to a toxic chemical or property damage as a result of a discharge or a violation of a state or federal environmental mandate or Act, a company sued for an environmental claim needs qualified representation with specific experience and knowledge.

LGWM provides experienced attorneys to handle all our clients environmental law needs. Our litigators represent companies in environmental matters all over the Southeastern United States.

LGWM’s Environmental Litigation Practice Group has defended claims brought under the Clean Water Act, Clear Air Act, Endangered Species Act, Solid Waste Disposal Act, RCRC and CERCLA. We have also defended numerous state law tort claims which often are brought in connection with alleged violations of federal acts.

Because environmental litigation also present complex scientific issues, we consult with a wide array of nationally recognized experts to help understand the potential pitfalls of each environmental claim. We believe this team approach to defending environmental claims leads to an early identification of potential problems and to cost-effective solutions.