Whether you run a small business or a large public company with multiple facilities, complicated environmental issues can impact your business. Foley’s environmental attorneys can provide sophisticated guidance to assist you with navigating the complex regulatory environment in all areas of environmental law.

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You need a team on your side who can help you through the maze of environmental regulatory compliance requirements and provide guidance about how pending regulations may impact your future business operations. Many of our attorneys have considerable legal experience in law firms, government agencies and in house legal departments; several hold advanced degrees in environmental sciences.

Environmental Counsel

Our attorneys provide counsel for strategic matters as diverse as complex infrastructure and facilities permitting and planning, enforcement defense, regulatory compliance, and environmental litigation before agencies and in state and federal courts.

Our client matters run the gamut from complex air, water, wetland, and hazardous material compliance matters to multi-year rulemakings, to the environmental aspects of large mergers and acquisitions of heavy industry and energy assets.

Our attorneys also help clients evaluate environmental aspects of sustainability and supply chain matters, including product labeling and disclosure requirements under various regulatory schemes.


Peers and clients recognize us for our environmental leadership in both Chambers USA and Best Lawyers. Chambers USA 2018 ranks our Environmental group in Wisconsin and Texas, and individually recognizes four of our lawyers. The 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey ranks Foley “Tier 1” nationally as well as our environmental practices in Texas and Wisconsin. Eleven of our attorneys were individually ranked in Best Lawyers for Environmental Law, including regional “Lawyer of the Year.