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Latham & Watkins’ Environment, Land & Resources Department is known as a “prominent group with the ability to act … across a broad range of environmental issues.” Clients say “Nobody has their breadth and depth in environmental issues. They are probably our biggest go-to firm." 

– Chambers USA 2015 - Band 1

Environment, Land & Resources

For 30 years, Latham's Environment, Land & Resources lawyers have advised clients on complex litigation and transactional matters stemming from cutting-edge environmental issues.

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Addressing the Environmental Issues Clients Face

Latham’s environmental lawyers have deep experience in counseling, administrative proceedings, litigation, enforcement, and legislative matters. They are also active in the legislative and regulatory development of environmental law at the regional, national and global level. Latham’s broad expertise enables the firm to handle all types of complex environmental, resources, occupational health and safety, toxic tort, and product safety issues. 

Latham’s environmental lawyers are based throughout the United States and Europe and are positioned to represent and counsel clients in environmental matters including permitting, compliance, agency rulemaking and legislation, enforcement actions and litigation. These clients include coalitions, potentially responsible party (PRP) groups, project developers and lenders, multi-national corporations, municipalities and trade associations. These clients represent a broad range of industries, including:

Clients turn to Latham for counsel and representation on every kind of environmental issue. Latham advises clients regarding:

Latham’s full suite of environmental practices include: