New York partner honored for providing clients with comprehensive guidance through a host of environmental issues.
Kegan A. Brown represents clients in the full lifecycle of complex environmental and products liability litigations and regulatory matters, particularly involving per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) or natural resource damages.
Mr. Brown helps companies navigate all aspects of litigation and regulatory risks relating to their potential involvement with PFAS or other emerging contaminants by:
- Partnering with internal stakeholders to assess a company’s risk profile
- Leading internal investigations to further clients’ environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability goals
- Developing and implementing strategy concerning permitting, investigation and remediation, unilateral administrative orders (UAO) under CERCLA or state law, and government subpoenas, information requests, and reporting requirements
- Defending claims in federal and state courts across the country
He leverages extensive experience and a commercial perspective to reduce clients’ current and future potential liability exposure and to identify cost-effective mitigation efforts that align with their ESG sustainability objectives. Mr. Brown also advises buyers, sellers, lenders, and underwriters on a broad range of environmental issues in mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions.
Mr. Brown currently serves on the firm’s Knowledge Management Committee and as a Vice Chair on the ABA's Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee. He previously served on the firm's Recruiting and Pro Bono Committees.