Environmental

Our Environmental attorneys have taken a leading role helping clients reshape and sustain the environment. We have helped developers and property owners unlock the potential value of their property while meeting the requirements of land use and environmental laws.

On behalf of the owners of a contaminated property, we pursued insurance coverage for a multi-million dollar clean-up of a chlorinated solvent plume in Milwaukie, Oregon.  Certain insurers had denied coverage entirely. Others had agreed to defend, but denied any duty to indemnify. After obtaining partial summary judgment against a carrier on the duty to defend, we…