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Environmental and Energy Law


Environmental Law Overview

The Spencer Fane Environmental Law team helps manufacturers, developers, businesses, and municipalities identify, avoid, and solve environmental challenges.

We advise and represent clients nationwide on environmental laws, regulations, and liabilities. Our Environmental Law attorneys participate in and lead groups developing solutions for environmental problems. We represent clients under all significant environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), and state counterparts. Spencer Fane assists clients in liability, permitting, compliance, cleanups, transactions, asbestos, lead paint, and underground storage tank issues. We also represent enterprises in strategic planning for environmental issues.

Energy Law Overview

The Spencer Fane team of attorneys focusing on energy and utility law helps oil and gas companies, pipelines, refineries, renewable energy facilities, and utilities navigate the complex legal issues they face every day.

With offices in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Texas, our attorneys practice before a wide range of state regulatory commissions. We can work with you as you buy, sell, or lease mineral interests, pool and develop those interests, and navigate the exploration and production process from drilling through transportation and end use. Spencer Fane attorneys represent energy organizations in the full range of legal issues as they grow and expand, including permitting, complex business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, rights-of-way acquisitions, employment matters, and environmental matters.

Environmental Law – Areas of Focus

Energy Law – Areas of Focus