Chadbourne advised YPF, the major Argentinean oil and gas producer, in an action brought by New Jersey and Occidental Chemical Corporation in connection with one of the country's largest environmental litigations.
Chadbourne's environmental lawyers assist project developers, major corporations and lending institutions with project finance transactions, permitting and compliance, corporate and real estate transactions, public-private partnership agreements and litigation covering a wide range of environmental laws. We advise our clients on:
- Environmental negotiation and litigation
- Project finance and corporate transactions
- Environmental counseling
- Renewable energy
In addition to our strong US practice, our lawyers have handled environmental issues and requirements around the world and are closely familiar with international guidelines such as the Equator Principles and those published by the International Finance Corporation. As a result, we can help structure projects and transactions to help minimize the risks associated with environmental issues. Through Chadbourne's global network, we have contacts with lawyers in numerous countries. As a result, we can quickly obtain information on environmental requirements in many nations and can assist clients in identifying and managing knowledgeable local counsel when needed.
Andrew Giaccia is Chadbourne's Managing Partner and a member of the firm's five-person Management Committee.
Mr. Giaccia has concentrated on the practice of environmental law for more than 25 years and serves as the head of Chadbourne’s Environmental Group. He spends substantial time on...