Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell’s comprehensive, strategic and dynamic environmental practice addresses the full range of issues and opportunities facing clients. Our lawyers have extensive experience assisting clients with environmental cleanup, compliance, permitting, enforcement, defense and conservation under federal and state environmental across the country.
We counsel municipalities, developers, public agencies, tribes, public interest organizations and other private clients on cutting-edge environmental compliance and enforcement issues in project development and high-stakes litigation. Our national reputation for handling large and sophisticated projects stems from past work, in water supply, major urban developments, environmental remediation, energy facilities, transit systems, airports, highways and transit-oriented development.
Our team is at home in regulatory proceedings before state and federal agencies, in trial and appellate courtrooms, or coordinating with public agencies in strategic defense of their decisions. We leverage our years of experience to craft creative solutions to always evolving environmental issues. Our experience spans environmental issues included under the; National Environmental Policy Act; Clean Air and Clean Water acts; Endangered Species Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Federal Land Policy Management Act; the National Historic Preservation Act; and related state laws such as the California Environmental Quality Act.
We also bring comprehensive strategic knowledge to complex natural resource and conservation matters, including permitting and, regulatory compliance, as well as litigation involving water and forest resources, public lands and endangered species under federal and state natural resource laws.