Environmental Due Diligence

The Firm supervises environmental due diligence, Phase I – IV reviews and environmental audits. The Firm works with, and can recommend a wide variety of environmental consultants, and assists its clients with counseling on statutory and regulatory provisions, including reporting requirements.

WLC | The Williams Law Corporation assists its clients with identifying potential environmental risks associated with these transactions. Included are negotiating, and drafting purchase, lease, financing and other agreements to deal with such risks. The Firm strives to structure transactions with the goal of minimizing individual and corporate environmental liability.

Environmental Due DiligenceAs many clients have discovered, in 1986 Congress amended the Superfund law (the SARA Amendments) to require purchasers of real estate to perform a minimal environmental inspection of their property prior to purchase. Accordingly, environmental “auditing” by attorneys and environmental consultants is the norm. The Firm’s environmental practice provides counseling to facilitate both complex and everyday environmental, real estate transactions.

The Firm also has experience in obtaining and negotiating environmental insurance coverage for just about any need, including pollution legal liability, pollution cap and comprehensive, and wrap-around insurance policies for its clients’ environmental and real estate needs.