In California, the issues presented by waste management are highly charged. Archer Norris counsels on regulatory compliance and strategic business opportunities for solid waste companies. We manage the full spectrum of political sensitivities as we negotiate franchise agreements, rate applications and permits for solid waste facilities. Our experience also includes private and public-private financing of solid waste facilities, mergers and acquisitions.
Focused on Full Resources for Waste Management Companies
Our Waste Management practice combines the firm’s resident skills in business, environmental, real estate and land use. These aggregated resources help us reach viable solutions to virtually every type of problem facing our clients in the waste management industry.
Protecting Clients Interests Before California Authorities and Courts
Our waste management clients’ cases may be decided by a variety of authorities, including local governments, land use agencies and franchising agencies. We represent clients’ interests before all these governing bodies - cities, counties and regional agencies, State of California Department of Toxic Substance Control and California Integrated Waste Management Board.
Archer Norris assists clients in every substantive area of law that bears on solid waste management issues, from strategically counseling in commercial transactions, agreements and the public bid process to offering a litigation bench with hundreds of trials to their credit.
Advising on Landfill Closures and Hazardous Cleanup
Clients also seek our expertise on landfill closure and post-closure funding for landfills. In addition, we address the large and complex body of regulations governing the management and cleanup of hazardous materials.
Supported by Environmental Law Muscle
Our environmental law attorneys negotiate virtually every aspect of the complex financial, transactional, regulatory and litigation issues connected to state and federal environmental laws. We have participated in sophisticated public and private financings for solid waste facilities. Our practice scope encompasses state and federal Superfund programs, health hazard litigation, substance remediation and liability, Resource Conservation Recovery Act, Federal Clean Water Act, and issues involving Regional Water Quality Control Board and Prop 65.
Creating Legal Context for Business Opportunity
In the competitive California marketplace, Archer Norris attorneys endeavor to provide solid waste clients with advantageous legal strategies. Many of our attorneys serve or have served in both private and public capacities and on boards and commissions. This real world experience enriches our perspectives and benefits clients. Specialists in key areas such as contracts, transactions, real estate, finance, corporate, and employment support our practice.