Notable Representations, Key Contacts
Weil attorneys are among the most experienced at identifying, quantifying and contractually allocating environmental liabilities that may arise in the context of domestic and cross-border transactions, including equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, infrastructure projects and financing transactions. We represent buyers, sellers, lenders, investment banks and investors, including private equity firms and financial institutions as well as other businesses in all phases of corporate and real estate transactions. Weil offers a full range of transactional services, including conducting and coordinating due diligence investigations of potential environmental liabilities; quantifying those liabilities in the context of the client’s overall business strategy; advising on and negotiating contract provisions, disclosures and environmental insurance policies; and transitioning environmental functions at target entities into acquiror business structures. We also are adept at facilitating financing in debt and equity markets, and frequently assist clients in preparing environmental disclosures required under various securities laws and capital market requirements. In addition, Weil attorneys are skilled at identifying emerging business opportunities and risks associated with changing environmental policy, including those relating to unconventional oil and gas production, renewable energy development and greenhouse gas regulation.
Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly Named “Best in Environment”
Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017
Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly Named Energy & Environmental “Trailblazer”
National Law Journal 2016
Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly Named Environmental “MVP”
Our lawyers are acknowledged authorities on U.S. and international environmental law and are frequently recognized by such publications as Chambers USA, Legal 500, US News – Best Lawyers, Top Rated Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, and SuperLawyers as leading transactional lawyers.
Named National Tier 1 Environmental Law Practice
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey
Named a “Leading” Firm for Environment – District of Columbia
Excellent. They know the law and guide us to comply with it fully. At the same time they do not get bogged down in reciting detailed rules and regulations.”
A tremendous group that does a great job and makes the client feel wonderfully taken care of.”