Environmental Law


Carter Conboy works with engineering, environmental, and industrial hygiene experts to counsel businesses, property owners, and banks regarding hazardous wastes and exposure from PCBs, toluene, lead, benzene, asbestos, to pathogens.  This Practice Group brings the necessary legal knowledge and technical expertise to industrial and manufacturing clients in the following areas:

  • Property damage litigation due to pollutants  
  • Labor and employment claims against employers, contracts, and suppliers for exposure to allegedly hazardous substances. 
  • Legal counsel in substantive areas of environmental law, including air, water, solid waste, hazardous waste, infectious waste, transactions, building management, and the handling, transportation, regulation and cleanup of hazardous substances. 
  • Personal injury defense litigation involving injuries allegedly caused by exposure to chemical, refined products, and other products or elements.
  • Toxic Tort Litigation involving a multitude of chemicals and substances, including
    • Ammonia
    • Asbestos
    • Benzene
    • Butadiene
    • Chlorine
    • Dioxin
    • Ethylene oxide
    • Fuels
    • Hexavalent Chrome
    • Insulation
    • Lead
    • Mold
    • Pesticides
    • Silicon
    • Solvents
    • Various waste materials
    • Other harmful chemicals 
  • Spill and pollution claims. 
  • Statutory compliance under New York’s Navigation Law and depth of knowledge of the regulatory authorities in New York State, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.