wrote the book on obtaining coverage dollars to protect the environment.
however, means much more than funding cleanups from insurance proceeds.
Our Environmental Law Group is uniquely positioned to provide many
environmental law services beyond our renowned coverage work.
full-service law firm, Anderson Kill provides comprehensive
environmental legal and risk-management services, including dispute
resolution, relating to real estate and corporate transactions. Our
experienced attorneys regularly assist clients with a variety of routine
and complex environmental regulatory and compliance and
matters. The firm has considerable experience in CERCLA, RCRA and with
Brownfields as well as with voluntary or risk-based cleanup programs.We also are experienced in implementing institutional controls
and other risk-management solutions to address lingering liabilities and
avoid complex indemnification obligations.
The Chair of the Group
is a former federal environmental regulator and Registered Professional
Engineer with 15 years of environmental litigation experience.Our attorneys’ experience and technical backgrounds provide
clients with a particular advantage when dealing with consultants and
other technical experts.
we can assist clients in:
environmental risks and procuring specialty coverage
and maintaining environmental compliance
green initiatives and funding sources
Implementing clean energy initiatives
client seeks to make its business more energy efficient or take
advantage of Brownfield recovery laws in a soft real estate market,
green projects can be both environmentally and fiscally prudent.Moreover, the Gulf oil spill, earthquakes in Japan and Virginia,
various severe weather events, and litigation over climate change, MTBE
contamination and hydro-fracking, to name a few, underscore the need for
sound environmental planning. In addition, disclosure has never been
state and federal agencies continue to provide fiscal and other
incentives to protect the environment, businesses have opportunities to
“go green.”Anderson Kill’s
Real Estate and Construction Group can assist with many facets of energy-saving building construction and
include legal professionals who are also
and have a wealth of practical engineering experience.
provide a wide range of traditional environmental services:
can provide valuable up-to-date advice on emerging climate change,
clean-energy and sustainability issues.Moreover, our
can assist in making the most of government initiatives to encourage
going green, including obtaining federal stimulus money and using
mechanisms to manage risk and achieve savings and tax efficiency.
and its non-law firm subsidiaries are in the forefront of providing an
array of environmental risk-management services including loss
adjustment (AKLA), objective coverage analysis (AKIS) and more. We have been assisting policyholders for
40 years and can provide in-depth advice regarding directors and
officers liability, design flaws, errors and omissions and due
diligence, etc.We can also
address risks associated with alternative fuels, reducing carbon
footprints, e-waste and emissions, etc.
are world renowned.We store
everything, including briefing, insurance industry marketing materials
and regulatory filings.
Anderson Kill has one of the largest collections of environmental
insurance policies in the world. We know the law and save time and money
by avoiding reinvention of the wheel.Our clients get access to all of this information.Often, it’s not whether one side’s case beats those of the other
side.It is preparation,
experience and evidence that win cases.Gene Anderson pioneered Anderson Kill’s unique approach to
coverage litigation. Our database materials can tell the full story and
hold the insurance industry to its promises and past assertions.
Put the depth
and breadth of our Green experience to work for you and your business.