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KRCL is committed to representing local, national, and international clients in small and large environmental litigation matters, as well as assisting in transactional and regulatory matters involving environmental issues.

The Firm has the experience and capacity to manage complex environmental litigation in state and federal courts within and outside of Texas on behalf of insurers and self-insured entities of all types. In addition to defending businesses in traditional environmental litigation, KRCL’s attorneys also have experience pursuing claims for property damages and cleanup costs for environmental contamination. Our trial attorneys have successfully defended clients involved in complex, multiparty environmental litigation, effectively prosecuted environmental claims and have represented a number of environmental consultants against claims of professional negligence and breach of contract.

KRCL also assists clients with environmental due diligence identifying environmental risks and developing strategies to avoid or manage those risks. We understand the complexities of financial and real estate transactions and combine our risk management and transactional experience to assist in resolving environmental issues for our clients. Our attorneys frequently work with outside consultants to provide an integrated approach to solving environmental problems.

Specific areas of concentration include:

  • Environmental litigation
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Environmental insurance
  • Bankruptcy representation involving contaminated properties
  • Oversight reviews and evaluation of Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments
  • Voluntary cleanup
  • Brownfields redevelopment programs
  • Redevelopment of contaminated property
  • Contractual risk shifting through environmental and indemnity provisions
  • Water quality control
  • Lending and finance
  • Solid and hazardous waste/toxic substances
  • Mold and indoor air quality assessments
  • Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Texas Innocent Owner Program
  • Toxic Substances Control Act
  • State common law relevant to environmental liability damages and remediation requirements
  • Wetlands
  • Environmental Audits