Due to the great pride and concern that West Michigan residents have for their natural areas, lakes and waterways, Law Weathers has evolved into a highly knowledgeable firm with our experienced environmental lawyers.

In fact, many of our other practice areas come to bear in this arena, including real estate, municipal, business, riparian/water rights, banking and litigation. Clients appreciate our ability to strike a balance between future quality of life and business concerns.

Consider this sample list of key services related to permitting and licensing, cleanup, compliance and liability issues. For more information, visit our Riparian Water Law and our Real Estate pages.

    Environmental Law

    • Baseline environmental assessments and due care compliance under Michigan law
    • Environmental remediation actions under federal Superfund and state law
    • Compliance with federal and state waste disposal and water pollution statutes
    • Brownfield redevelopment issues and due diligence related to redevelopment
    • Real estate and business transactions, including lender liability; officer, director, and shareholder liability; landlord and tenant liability; indemnity and warranties
    • Natural resource and development issues such as zoning, sand dune and shoreline protection, and wetlands protection
    • Environmental insurance claims
    • Municipal and private sewer facilities
    • Audits of manufacturing and business operations to assess compliance with environmental laws
    • Negotiation and litigation relative to compliance and regulations