Calfee’s Environmental litigators aim to achieve our clients’ objectives in litigation and administrative proceedings. Our experience covers the full spectrum of federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations and contract, insurance, and indemnity disputes. As with any dispute, litigation can be burdensome to the daily operations and bottom line of any organization and can affect all stakeholders. Calfee’s litigators have helped clients manage the burden and obtain successful outcomes.
Our Environmental litigators have extensive experience with complex litigation and dispute resolution proceedings under Superfund and in private cost recovery, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act.
We also are well-versed in all related state and common law claims such as nuisance and trespass, citizen suits, and toxic torts. Our clients are engaged in a variety of businesses including metals manufacturing and finishing, waste disposal and wastewater treatment, real estate lending and development, chemical and plastics manufacturing, industrial gases, paints and coatings, and minerals and mining.
Chambers USA Band 4 Ranking (Ohio)
For well over a decade, our Litigation group and individual litigation attorneys have been ranked and recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, an industry-leading legal resource for professionals in search of qualified, experienced legal counsel.
In 2018, Chambers USA researchers report that Calfee's Litigation group is known for frequently advising on "plaintiff and defense-side commercial litigation matters, offering considerable strengths in securities, product liability, antitrust and construction disputes... [they also offer] experience in criminal litigation, defending a range of individuals and businesses facing regulatory enforcement actions. [They act] for clients in sectors including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing."
Chambers researchers reported that sources describe Calfee's Litigation group as "highly responsive and their lawyers are really devoted to their clients’ interest. They're thoughtful, creative and they work hard.”
Chambers researchers further noted that peers commented, “The quality is very high across the board; it’s a wonderful group of lawyers.”
U.S.News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings
Calfee was selected for inclusion in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S.News –Best Lawyers in America in Environmental Law several Litigation practice areas.
Benchmark Litigation Rankings
Calfee has been selected for inclusion by Benchmark Litigation 2019 as a "Recommended" litigation firm in Ohio. Several of Calfee's Litigation attorneys have been ranked as Leading Litigators by Benchmark Litigation 2019.
We are proud to have represented public and private companies such as the following:
- Buckingham Coal Company
- Chase Brass & Copper Company
- Neenah Foundry Company
- Praxair, Inc.
- RPM International Inc.
- Union Carbide Corporation
We also serve the State of Ohio, Ohio municipalities, and other government entities.