Solving Businesses’ Most Complex Environmental Challenges
Bick Law provides sophisticated guidance and legal counsel to businesses that face complex environmental law problems. Our attorneys are at the top of the industry and are well-positioned to help companies across the United States and around the world resolve day-to-day and long-term environmental challenges. Our lawyers leverage extensive backgrounds and experience in industry, law and science to help our clients’ achieve their most critical business objectives. We are passionate about the work we do and are well-recognized for our dynamic advocacy and unwavering dedication to our clients.
Our Core Practice Areas
Bick Law partners with clients and their consultants and co-counsel to develop innovative, business-focused solutions for complex environmental law issues. Our lawyers offer top-tier, full-service environmental counseling across five core practice areas:
Our firm’s litigation practice covers all aspects of environmental law. We represent businesses in toxic tort and common law actions, white collar crimes, CEQA actions, Proposition 65 actions, CERCLA and state Superfund cost recovery and contribution actions, as well as government agency enforcement actions arising under CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, CAA, and other federal, state, regional and local laws. In addition, our attorneys also represent companies in cost allocation proceedings with other Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) to reach workable cost allocation plans to remediate sites around the country.
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Our legal team provides strategic guidance to clients in a broad range of commercial and real estate transactions. We are business-savvy lawyers who understand our clients’ financial goals and business operations. Our attorneys collaborate with clients to develop business deals that best advance their interests while protecting their companies from potential high-risk environmental issues.
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Bick Law is committed to helping business clients avoid costly and disruptive environmental litigation and enforcement actions. Our attorneys counsel clients across the full range of federal, state and local regulations that may impact their daily and long-term business operations. We also assist businesses in securing permits, negotiating cleanup standards, developing internal compliance programs and preparing for government inspections.
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Our firm helps corporations across the country to establish systems capable of meeting today’s increased reporting and transparency demands. We regularly assist clients in developing reporting procedures and programs that are consistent with GRI sustainability requirements. Our attorneys help companies identify and produce critical supply chain information for consumers. We also work with public companies to meet SEC environmental disclosure obligations and assist public companies with potential shareholder proposals or lawsuits concerning environmental and social responsibility concerns.
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Rulemaking and Legislative Practice
The attorneys in our rulemaking and legislative practice are committed to helping parties challenge environmental rules at the state and federal levels. We closely monitor rulemaking proposals as they develop and assist our clients in preparing comments on proposed regulations throughout the rulemaking process. Our environmental lawyers have worked with industry groups in many states to build the administrative record and mold regulations during public comment periods and we have also challenged environmental regulations and agency actions under the Administrative Procedures Act (APA).
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With nearly three decades of experience handling environmental law matters at the highest level, our lawyers help businesses successfully navigate a full range of complex, high-stakes environmental problems. Each California environmental attorney at our firm approaches legal matters from a business perspective to develop strategies that are workable, cost-effective, and tailored to our clients’ specific needs and demands.