Alston & Bird’s environmental lawyers have:
- served as members of initial response teams, meeting with regulators, conducting root-cause investigations, developing and implementing short- and long-term strategies to handle regulatory and litigation risk;
- conducted numerous internal environmental investigations, uncovering reportable violations and aiding in voluntary reporting to minimize the risk of enforcement actions; and
- represented clients in several major criminal investigations and prosecutions related to environmental crisis events.
Alston & Bird’s environmental practice is perennially ranked among the top law firms in California and Georgia by Chambers USA, a leading independent guide that interviews clients to compile its rankings. As noted in the most recent edition, “[Alston & Bird’s] lawyers are bright and motivated and have an excellent working relationship with the regulators."
In addition, various members of the firm’s environmental practice have been named as leaders in the field by inclusion in reputable, peer-based publications, including The Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who Legal and Super Lawyers magazine.