Whether you are a business owner, landowner or homeowner, it is important to be aware of environmental laws and regulations. You can protect yourself by hiring a team of experienced environmental attorneys, like the team at Knezek Law, to help with any legal issues that arise from your business or property. Here are some reasons why hiring an attorney might be beneficial:
Environmental law is complex and ever-changing
The laws governing environmental issues are complex and ever-changing. There are many federal, state and local rules that must be followed to ensure compliance with environmental regulations. Environmental laws also vary from state to state and from year to year, so hiring an attorney who specializes in environmental law can help you stay on top of the latest changes that may affect your business.
At Knezek Law, our environmental attorneys counsel clients regarding federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations. We work closely with experts in various disciplines including toxicology, hydrology, geology, wetlands, land use, biology and chemistry.
A lawyer can negotiate on your behalf with government officials, regulators and environmental agencies.
Environmental attorneys can negotiate on your behalf with government officials, regulators and environmental agencies, and help you navigate the complex processes involved in meeting environmental regulations. This includes negotiating for better terms for your project, such as more time to comply with regulations or less stringent requirements. You may also find that hiring a lawyer can save you money in the long run by helping you avoid fines and other penalties due to noncompliance with environmental laws.
The experts at Knezek Law handle the environmental aspects of commercial transactions and have managed substantial litigation in federal and state courts, involving a broad range of environmental issues. We represent clients in a variety of industry areas, including railroad transportation, railcar manufacturing and service, environmental remediation equipment, marine transportation, fuel storage, real estate, and environmental consulting.
Having a knowledgeable environmental attorney can be your best defense.
Environmental attorneys handle a variety of cases, including violations involving hazardous waste disposal, water pollution, air pollution, solid waste management and contamination of soil or groundwater. They may also take cases to trial if necessary.
At Knezek Law, our lawyers handle toxic tort litigation as well and defend clients in administrative and judicial forums involving environmental law issues.
We know the challenges business owners, landowners and homeowners face when it comes to environmental law. If you are facing an environmental issue, the experienced professionals at Knezek Law can help.