Environmental Litigation

Environmental litigation is a complex area of law, often involving an intricate interplay between state and federal laws, regulations and administrative agencies. At Hinkle Shanor LLP, we provide experience- and knowledge-based guidance for diverse clientele in environmental compliance and litigation.

Business-Oriented Litigation Guidance

Our environmental law practice has longstanding roots in the natural resources-rich Permian Basin. For more than a century, we have built on a legacy of excellence in providing legal services for developers, commercial property owners and other clients in diverse industries, including oil and gas companies, public utilities, energy companies and agricultural businesses.

The firm's legal team includes elite attorneys who are leaders in the environmental law field.

Our lawyers are well-equipped to provide savvy guidance in business-oriented litigation.

Legal And Industry Expertise In A Broad Range Of Environmental Matters

We provide skilled legal services in defending or prosecuting environmental litigation involving a broad range of issues such as:

  • Environmental permits
  • Challenges to environmental assessments and impact statements
  • Rule-making challenges
  • CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act)/Superfund defense
  • Surface, groundwater and soil contamination claims
  • Air quality claims
  • Property damage and hazardous waste claims
  • Personal injury claims stemming from waste disposal

We understand the challenges our clients face in maintaining a competitive edge while navigating the legal complexities of the vast body of state and federal environmental law. Our legal team is a powerhouse in generating practical, objective-oriented legal solutions for protecting clients' interests. We draw on legal and industry expertise to provide fine-tuned counsel for clients both locally and nationally.

Contact Us

Contact the firm for more information about our well-established environmental litigation practice. We have offices in Roswell, Santa Fe and in New Mexico.