Clients rely on Peter's advice on a broad range of environmental matters involving the investigation and cleanup of contaminated properties. As an environmental litigator, Peter also represents his clients before regulatory agencies including the Department of Toxic Substances Control and the regional water quality control boards.
Litigator And Trial Attorney For California Businesses
Peter is involved in lawsuits seeking the recovery of contaminated property cleanup costs under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and state law claims of nuisance and trespass. He has represented clients as both plaintiffs and defendants and has overseen high-profile Proposition 65 litigation matters involving glassware, pharmaceuticals, food products and dietary supplements. He also handles lawsuits involving business disputes, breach of contract, professional negligence and tax compliance matters.
Environmental Compliance Counsel
Peter helps landowners and developers meet their compliance and reporting requirements when it comes to the handling and disposal of hazardous materials and waste. He has negotiated dozens of Proposition 65 settlements and advises clients on California's laws and regulations pertaining to greenhouse gas emissions.