Practice Areas

Sustainability: Energy and Green Development

Energy efficiency, resource conservation and economic growth are not mutually exclusive goals. But balancing environmentally-friendly measures with economic reality, however, can be a challenge.

The firm's Sustainability group assists businesses and governmental entities with legal issues related to the building and development of sustainable projects and pursuing green practices. With backgrounds in real estate, environmental resources, energy, construction, litigation, and intellectual property matters, this interdisciplinary team helps clients with the following:

  • land development, zoning and proffers
  • environmental due diligence
  • environmental and natural resource permitting
  • resource conservation
  • project financing, tax credits and incentives
  • mitigation banking
  • contract drafting and negotiation
  • contract dispute litigation
  • utility and developer dispute resolution
  • intellectual property protection for innovative technologies
  • regulatory and legislative advocacy