Environmental Litigation

If you find yourself facing environmental litigation, Foley attorneys will help you manage and resolve disputes involving regulatory agencies, business interests, or private plaintiffs. We will implement our multidisciplinary team approach, allowing us to help you mitigate delays, reduce costs, and minimize your risk whenever possible.

Our services include:

  • Civil and criminal enforcement actions
  • Environmental appellate litigation in state and federal courts
  • Superfund litigation and settlement negotiations
  • Cost recovery and allocation suits
  • Toxic tort and nuisance claims
  • Plaintiff class-action litigation
  • Waste disposal and land use planning proceedings
  • Permit and license proceedings
  • Lobbying on local, state, and federal levels
  • Participation in administrative rulemaking
  • Amicus briefs
  • Public and private actions for recovery of clean up costs under all environmental statutes
  • Litigation over environmental indemnifications included in real estate sales
  • Litigation challenging land use or zoning decisions
  • Litigation to protect historic resources
  • Natural resource damages litigation
  • Hazardous materials transportation, including personal injury caused by the release of hazardous materials during transportation
  • Challenging newly adopted environmental regulations