Almost every business activity involves some aspect of environmental laws and regulations. Whether purchasing real estate, building new facilities, considering a merger or acquisition, or implementing new processes and operations, clients need environmental counsel that understands the complex interplay between business objectives and regulatory requirements.
Evans & Dixon’s environmental attorneys have vast experience advising companies on the environmental issues that arise in the course of commercial activities. Much of this experience has been gained firsthand while working in regulatory agencies and as in-house corporate counsel. As a result, we understand the goals of corporations and regulators alike, enabling us to provide cost-effective, business-focused legal solutions.
Our clients range from major manufacturers, small businesses and local governments, to real estate developers, individual investors, non-profit organizations and financial institutions. We provide broad-spectrum legal counsel on key areas of environmental compliance, reporting and enforcement, including the following:
When disputes with regulators, law enforcement agencies, local municipalities, vendors, suppliers and other parties threaten clients’ day-to-day and mission-critical activities, our litigators are prepared to mount a rapid, aggressive defense that can help clients maintain normal operations. We have represented clients in civil and criminal litigation in numerous administrative, state and federal venues on matters relating to Superfund liability, hazardous waste and toxic torts, and on issues arising out of contracts relating to environmental matters.
Our attorneys have held leadership roles in numerous environmental law committees of business organizations and bar associations, have taught environmental law at academic institutions and in seminars for lawyers and other professionals, and have written extensively on a wide range of environmental topics.
Through a broad range of legal disciplines, Evans & Dixon’s highly skilled attorneys leverage their experience and expertise in the following practice areas to meet client objectives:
Our civil litigation team offers excellent case management experience, superior advocacy skills and deep knowledge of emerging legal and regulatory changes that can affect the outcome of a dispute.
When it comes to business litigation, the name speaks for itself: commercial and legal issues are two sides of the same coin.
Achieving the maximum returns on outstanding debts while minimizing potential risks requires persuasive skill, tenacity and a clear understanding of debt-related regulatory requirements.
At Evans & Dixon, we made our name on the strength of our workers’ compensation and employer liability practice.
Our real estate industry team helps clients stay ahead of emerging legal issues and remain fully competitive in this dynamic sector of the regional and national economy.
Writing a will is just a small part in establishing a well-crafted estate plan and the attorneys of Evans & Dixon are here to guide you in all legal aspects.
The Business Law team is skilled to assess your business needs in commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, business formations, and corporate governance.
According to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Incident Report, 25% of the time security incidents involve internal attackers (e.g. employees or contractors) and 75% involve outside attackers.
From the executive suite to the factory floor, businesses are only as good as their people. It’s a simple formula — but one that has become increasingly complicated by a diverse, highly mobile workforce and a complex web of federal, state and local regulations.
The U.S. healthcare industry is in the midst of a rapid, major transition from fee-for-service models to a performance- and value-based payment system.
In today’s economy, every business owns creative assets that, at minimum, require protection and, at best, can be exploited to realize their full market value.
The Evans & Dixon Insurance Subrogation group's extensive experience in trials, mediation and arbitration has resulted in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of insurance companies.
Evans & Dixon’s real estate industry team helps publicly held and privately owned real estate ownership, development, lending and management firms stay ahead of emerging legal issues and remain fully competitive in this dynamic sector of the regional and national economy.
Successful economies — and businesses — don’t just grow: they arebuilt. Our attorneys help construction industry clients build successful businesses at every step, from negotiating contracts and agreements, to identifying and developing new sources of financing, to helping resolve disputes and negotiate solutions to conflicts that may arise out of such complex projects..
Every business faces risk. But when riskisyour business, you need legal advisors with the experience, focus and legal acumen to help you balance day-to-day operational concerns, strategic initiatives and compliance with complex regulatory requirements.
The U.S. healthcare industry is in the midst of a rapid, major transition from fee-for-service models to a performance- and value-based payment system. Regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient data privacy… the list of issues and concerns can appear endless and ever-changing.
Manufacturing remains a primary driver of the national economy. This is perhaps more true in the Midwest than any other area of the country. At Evans & Dixon, the attorneys in our manufacturing team have the in-depth technical knowledge and firsthand experience necessary to provide effective, targeted legal guidance to members of this important industry.