The Arnold Law Practice frequently represents and counsels clients with the environmental aspects of real estate and business transactions. These include representations, warranties, and environmental due diligence (including “all appropriate inquiry” and environmental assessments). In specialized real estate matters, we have helped clients with easements, access rights, dedications, trespass issues, and similar matters. These transactional matters have included a wide variety of substances, including lead paint dust, industrial adhesives, asbestos, MtBE, groundwater and soil contamination, vapor intrusion, petroleum, asphalt, lead dust, etc. In specialized real estate matters, we have helped clients with easements, access rights, dedications, trespass issues, and similar issues.
- Acquisition and sale of companies in the fields of metal finishing, bakeries, alcoholic beverages, painting and coating products, and similar fields.
- Settlements and consent judgments to resolve claims and litigation.
- Agreements for indemnities, insurance, hold-backs of cleanup funds, allocation of liabilities, access for sampling, testing, and remediation.
- Design and construction contracts for environmental consulting services, investigations, remediation and closures.