Environmental Law Representation
Decades Of Legal Counsel And Litigation Services In Baton Rouge
The federal government has created strict regulations on liability for environmental damage. Compliance with these regulations is critical to success for local governments and businesses. Failure to comply — even unknowingly assuming liability for another’s pollution — can lead to costly litigation.
When you face legal concerns related to environmental law or toxic torts, turn to the experienced attorneys at Carleton Shoenfelt & Chapman,. Our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, law firm offers candid legal counsel that helps our clients:
- Avoid potential pitfalls
- Minimize and eliminate legal consequences in negotiations and litigation
About Our Environmental Law Practice
At Carleton Shoenfelt & Chapman, we represent businesses, government entities and individuals in a wide range of environmental law matters, including:
- Superfund sites/liability for toxic waste
- Legacy oil fields
- Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs)
- Marine pollution
- Groundwater contamination
- Underground aquifer pollution
- Soil remediation
- Issues relating to incinerators, waste and disposal
- Government permitting
We have the resources to handle complex litigation on behalf of both small and large companies operating in Louisiana and throughout the United States. Our clients have included homeowners, small businesses and large-scale, high-profile corporations like CITGO Petroleum Corp., Bituminous Insurance Co. and Chevron Texaco Corp.
Our lead environmental lawyer is Steve Carleton, who is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell’s* peer review rating system and is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel. For more information, please contact our Baton Rouge office.
Contact Us To Learn More About Our Services
Carleton Shoenfelt & Chapman, accepts credit cards, is available for after-hours appointments and is conveniently located in downtown Baton Rouge. Email our experienced Baton Rouge environmental law attorneys, or call 225-396-9789 or 866-462-1068.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.