Environment, Land & Resources

For more than 40 years, Latham & Watkins' Environment, Land & Resources lawyers have advised clients on complex regulatory, litigation and transactional matters stemming from cutting-edge environmental issues.

Why Latham

Addressing the Environmental Issues Clients Face

Latham’s Environment, Land & Resources lawyers advise clients worldwide on administrative proceedings, litigation, enforcement, and legislative matters. Our teams have an on-the-ground understanding of legislative and regulatory developments of environmental law at the regional, national, and global level. Latham draws on broad experience to handle all types of complex environmental, resources, occupational health and safety, toxic tort, and product safety issues for clients across industries and around the world.

View the Environment, Land & Resources practice list.

Internationally recognized, Latham’s environmental lawyers are positioned to represent and counsel clients in global environmental matters including transactional, land use, and regulatory approvals, permitting, compliance, agency rulemaking and legislation, enforcement actions, and litigation. Latham represents coalitions, potentially responsible party (PRP) groups, project developers and lenders, multinational corporations, municipalities, and trade associations. The firm has developed particular insights in a broad range of industries, including:

Awards & Rankings

 

  • Latham Again Honored as a Top Legal Innovator - December 12, 2018
  • Global Chairs Honored as Los Angeles Leaders in Law - November 01, 2018
  • Oil & Gas Team Honored by Chambers USA - June 04, 2018
  • LA Partner Named an Outstanding Young Lawyer - May 31, 2018
  • Global Chair Named NLJ Energy & Environmental Trailblazer - March 08, 2018

Lawyers are described as “exceptionally smart, experienced, hard-working and responsive, with good instincts and great working relationships with government leaders and staffers.”

– Chambers USA 2017

Events

Webcast – California's 100% Zero Carbon Future: How SB 100 and EO B-55-18 Will Impact Businesses and ProjectsWater Management in Oil and Gas Production: Market Drivers and Legal Issues – WebcastWebcast – Air & Climate Forecast: Ozone Regulation Under the New Administration

Media Coverage

Greener Route Cuts Through Legal TangleChina Adopts New Approach to Environmental Governance Environmental Firm Attorney of the Year: Jim Arnone

News

Financial Times Again Honors Latham as a Top Legal InnovatorGlobal Chairs Honored as Los Angeles Leaders in LawLatham & Watkins Names 31 New Partners, 22 New Counsel

Thought Leadership

China Issues Draft of Comprehensive Chemical Substances Regulation Bond Holders Become Focus of ESG and Climate Risk Advocacy CARB Workshop Previews Upcoming Heavy-Duty Diesel Changes

Webcasts & Podcasts

California's 100% Zero Carbon Future: How SB 100 and EO B-55-18 Will Impact Businesses and ProjectsWater Management in Oil and Gas Production: Market Drivers and Legal IssuesNew Trump Administration Policies on Environmental Enforcement, Settlements, and Clean Air Act Implementation