Environmental Litigation

Weil has comprehensive knowledge of all major issues of environmental law, and our lawyers have a thorough understanding of how environmental matters can affect our clients’ businesses.

Notable Representations, Key Contacts

Broad-based capabilities

Ever-changing domestic and international laws and regulations, as well as increased public scrutiny, have made environmental matters critical concerns for most business enterprises. Weil’s Environmental practice group addresses all areas that can affect companies’ day-to-day operations and strategic business plans with sophisticated and cost-effective representation. By working seamlessly with other Firm practice groups, our attorneys provide clients with the transactional, litigation, counseling, restructuring, and legislative services necessary to achieve their goals in a wide variety of business and legal contexts.

Our Environmental litigation practice covers a range of representations, including:

  • Civil and administrative enforcement proceedings under Superfund and other federal and state environmental laws
  • Permits and challenges to permit denials
  • Personal injury, property damage, and nuisance claims brought in connection with the release of hazardous materials
  • Criminal prosecutions under the environmental laws

Selected Representations


ExxonMobil Corp.

SEACOR Holdings

CBS Corp.

Oneida Indian Nation

Key Contacts

Annemargaret Connolly

Annemargaret Connolly


Washington, D.C.

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Named National Tier 1 Environmental Law Practice

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey 2022*

* Best Lawyers (in America) is by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

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