Practice Area: Environmental


James Bates offers exceptional experience to guide our clients through all of the issues arising from federal, state, and local regulation of the environment.

Our key services include

William J. “Bill” Sheppard, a recent addition to James Bates’ environmental practice group, was recognized in 2009 by Chambers USA as a leader in the environmental practice area in Georgia. Chambers provides its ranking based on in-depth interviews of clients for which the lawyers have performed work. As confirmed by his clients, Mr. Sheppard’s unique mix of litigation and transactional experience enables him to provide advice on a broad range of issues, including environmental due diligence and assessment, responding to demands from regulatory agencies, developing and implementing remediation alternatives, constructional and environmental permitting and entitlements; reviewing drafting and negotiating environmental agreements pertaining to property use and development, and all construction and environmental aspects of Brownfield redevelopment and mixed use projects.

Representative Matters

James Bates focuses on solutions to problems arising from environmental regulations. We have the experience to help clients make sense of all the issues associated with environmentally impacted properties and get the deal closed.

Environmental Attorneys

Name Phone Number Email Practice Areas
Alec N. Sedki
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Banking + Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
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