With over twenty years of experience in complex environmental matters, I provide clients with strategic expertise and zealous advocacy, with an emphasis on building outstanding and respectful relationships with regulatory agencies, consultants, and opposing counsel.
Bill Marsh’s practice focuses on a broad range of complex litigation and environmental matters. He has extensive experience representing public and private entities in federal and state court litigation, including motion practice, oral argument, expert and fact discovery, pre-trial motions, and negotiations of settlements involving water quality issues and contaminated property. Bill has also spearheaded redevelopment of contentious brownfield projects and has substantial knowledge of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), California’s Hazardous Substances Account Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Bill regularly counsels municipalities and private entities in due diligence regarding environmental liability, statutory, and regulatory compliance issues, having recently represented government entities in major Clean Water Act and CERCLA matters in federal court.
Bill also formerly worked on Clean Water Act, water rights, CEQA, and CERCLA matters with the California Attorney General’s office and the United States Department of the Interior.