Awards & Rankings 03.29.19
Pillsbury’s environmental team represents clients from industries such as energy, manufacturing, infrastructure, construction, real estate, health care, education, natural resources and transportation, as well as their industry and trade associations. As leading advisers on air and water, climate change, hazardous waste management, Superfund, and endangered species, we provide enforcement defense and compliance counseling under all of the major state and federal environmental laws, including:
Represented Duke Energy in an Endangered Species Act case, successfully challenging a Biological Opinion issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service regarding two of Duke Energy’s hydropower facilities.
Successfully representing Teck Metals in Superfund enforcement proceedings, and obtained precedent-setting, nationally significant favorable appellate decision on aerial emissions.
Representing multiple construction companies in federal and state Clean Water Act enforcement cases in California, Colorado, Texas, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
Achieved U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ 2017 – Tier 1 national Environmental practice; nationally ranked for Land Use and Zoning law; and received Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, metropolitan rankings.
Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ 2017 – Tier 1 national and Houston metropolitan rankings for Litigation - Environmental and national Natural Resources Law practice ranking.
Pillsbury’s Environmental practice ranked by Chambers USA in the national, California and Washington, DC, categories (2016) and The Legal 500 U.S. recognized Pillsbury for excellence in environmental litigation (2016).