Kenneth Reich
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Environmental

Environmental Law

 

Kenneth Reich spent seven years in the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Enforcement Section as a trial attorney, then Assistant Chief where he handled and supervised government litigation across the country under all of the major federal environmental statutes.  

Following his service at the Department of Justice, Mr. Reich has concentrated his practice in environmental law and energy law on behalf of institutions, corporations, public entities and individuals.  He has been a partner or counsel and the co-chair of the environmental departments at several large international, national and regional law firms and an active member of their energy law departments. 

Mr. Reich has taught environmental law and energy law courses as an adjunct faculty at the Boston University School of Law. 

An Of-Counsel to the firm. Steve Kalish, is a very experienced natural gas and FERC lawyer who has represented major investor-owned and municipal local distribution companies.  The firm has a national network of lawyers and consultants that provide the resources to handle a broad range of matters-from complex litigation to energy project development-for sophisticated clients.

 

The firm offers the following representative services in the environmental law field:

  • Administrative and civil litigation, affirmative and defensive, including appeals
  • Advice and defense of government enforcement actions
  • Clean Air Act advice and permitting
  • Advice under other federal and state environmental laws
  • Brownfields advice and development
  • Superfund matters
  • Cleanup advice
  • Permitting
  • Wetlands
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Environmental law advice to sellers, buyers, financial entities in transactions
  • Advice and strategy concerning whether and how to benefit from the EPA and state audit disclosure policies
  • Petitions for review of agency rulemaking and other final agency actions
  • Health and Safety, including OSHA
  • Advice and assistance with NEPA and the state counterparts
  • Advice and assistance with respect to historical and cultural properties under the National Historic Preservation Act