PRACTICE AREAS

Land Use and Environmental


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Hand Arendall's Land Use and Environmental Practice Group lawyers are experienced in handling and negotiating legal and administrative issues relating to: permitting, zoning, planning, natural resources and conservation (oil and gas, timber, water, fisheries, wildlife), energy, development and redevelopment, stormwater, coastal lands, wetlands, hazardous and solid waste, and utility and linear projects.

These lawyers regularly represent private and corporate entities, charitable foundations, land trusts, and government entities in a variety of transactional and litigation matters including permitting, residential and commercial development, acquisitions, management and funding, administrative and litigation proceedings, mass toxic tort litigation, and eminent domain proceedings.

The Land Use and Environmental Practice Group lawyers are admitted to practice in numerous federal and state courts, and handle proceedings with the EPA, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Alabama Department of Conservation, and other federal, state and local agencies.

These lawyers also deal with numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations such as: NEPA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, SARA and the Endangered Species Act. They also advise clients on issues relating to insurance coverages, wetlands delineation, Brownfields redevelopment, stormwater and erosion control, flood hazards, environmental audits and disclosures, USTs, and the handling of asbestos.

For more information regarding the Land Use and Environmental Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Neil C. Johnston or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.



Firm News


Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2019
New Overtime Exemption Thresholds


The new Alabama Department of Labor regulations go into effect January 1, 2020.

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Friday, Sep 27th, 2019
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale Mourns the Loss of Jack Edwards


It is with great sadness the firm announces the death of our dear friend, firm member, and former Congressman Jack Edwards on Friday, September 27, 2019. Our deepest sympathy is extended to his family and friends.

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Tuesday, Sep 17th, 2019
Congratulations to Member Henry Morrissette


Henry has been appointed to a two year term as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) In-House and Law Firm Management Committee.

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Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2019
Congratulations to Melvin Evans


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce Melvin Evans, Technology Director for the Firm, has been appointed to the Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies by Governor Kay Ivey. He is one of the 10 appointed members of the 18-member commission.

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Thursday, Aug 15th, 2019
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 36 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

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