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Environmental Litigation

When complex environmental disputes arise, DMSHB advocates to protect the interests that are most important to businesses. Our environmental litigation practice covers a broad range of common law and statutory environmental law from pre-discovery to appeal.

Our lawyers possess advanced legal knowledge and industry insight necessary to litigate the most challenging environmental law and regulatory issues. DMSHB is equipped to represent clients throughout Minnesota  in a range of environmental proceedings before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts.

Our representation and advice extends from the preventative dispute resolution process to court and jury trials, in both state and federal courts. From preemptive representation in the early stages of a dispute to aggressive advocacy in the latter stages of litigation, we work to protect our clients’ interests and to champion their claims and defenses to speedy resolution.

Broad Services

Our environmental litigation services include representing Potentially Responsible Parties (PRP) at Superfund Sites. Our firm has also litigated private cost recovery actions. Our availability includes in the areas of litigation involving the Clean Water Act, CERCLA and RCRA and the Minnesota Environmental Response and Liability Act (“MERLA”).

Delivering Value

Our environmental litigation attorneys work aggressively to meet client objectives, and our priority is to take a proactive, and not reactive approach, in litigation. We apply cost-effective discovery strategies, and we tailor these strategies to the unique needs of each client, and each case. We also offer our clients an open line of communication by doing the little things, like answering voicemails the same day we receive them. In short, we deliver value to our clients by learning the facts, applying the law, and partnering with our clients to achieve their goals.

Learn More

Contact Shareholder Loren M. Solfest for more information about the environmental litigation services the firm provides.