Environmental

For issues involving environmental law, the governmental/municipal attorneys at Goldberg Segalla work with our Toxic Torts and Environmental Practice Groups. This team is at the forefront of toxic tort litigation, and defending environmental contamination and personal injury actions involving exposure to:

  • Asbestos
  • Silica and mixed dust
  • Lead paint
  • Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE)
  • Caustic chemicals
  • Teratogenic substances
  • Mold

 Goldberg Segalla’s attorneys also have extensive experience defending generators, transporters, manufacturers, contractors, property owners and their insurers against claims relating to CERCLA, RCRA, and New York’s Navigation Law.

Our municipal clients will benefit from our perspective in handling these types of claims, as well as our experience with issues involving environmental compliance, insurance and financing of projects. The legal advice we provide will encompass all areas of compliance, including matters involving SEQRA, RCRA, TSCA, CERCLA, the Clean Water Act and other issues. Our attorneys can also help municipalities deal with any recovery costs associated with a clean-up project.