Environmental General Counsel is an environmental boutique law firm based in
the San Francisco Bay Area. We have decades of experience with all aspects of environmental law, including compliance, enforcement, cleanups, complex litigation, natural resources, risk allocation in loans and acquisitions -- with special expertise in sophisticated transactions, Proposition 65, pollution legal liability policies, vapor intrusion, asbestos-containing materials, Environmental Health & Safety programs, environmental claims in bankruptcy, and development projects.
EGC attorneys are veteran environmental practitioners. Our attorneys have practiced with some of the leading environmental departments and law firms in the country, including Paul Hastings, Holland & Knight, Beveridge & Diamond, Pillsbury Winthrop, Jeffers Mangel Butler & Mitchell, Barg Coffin, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Hanson Bridgett. We have served as counsel for environmental regulatory agencies, including the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board and the California Coastal Commission -- and as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded international environmental consulting firm.
EGC represents a wide range of industries, including real estate (single-family homebuilders, multi-family residential owners, developers, commercial property owners), consumer products, fashion and accessories, personal care industry, social media,
pet food, chemical manufacturing and distribution, industrial manufacturing, food processing, high tech, maritime and transportation industry, and recycling.
Our clients include Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies, national and international privately-held companies, publicly-traded companies, public agencies, family businesses, trusts, and individuals.
We are engaged and active in our field as frequent speakers and writers and we contribute to the environmental legal community as leaders of local and state bar associations. Two of our partners are former Chairs of the California Bar's Environmental Section -- and one partner currently serves as advisor to the Section's annual Yosemite conference while another has served for over a decade on the Section's Legislative Committee; two of our partners are former chairs of the San Francisco Bar's Environmental Section -- and one of our partners serves as the current Chair of the Section. We are also active in a leadership position with the County of Alameda's Environmental Bar.