Bond’s Environmental Practice Ranked In Chambers USA© 2018

May 7, 2018

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce its environmental practice has once again been ranked in the annual Chambers USA©: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business directory in New York State-level practice rankings.

The following are excerpts from Chambers’ publication:

What the team is known for:
Enjoys a fine track record acting for major industrial clients including those in the pharmaceutical, chemical, waste and energy sectors. Adept at handling a diverse range of compliance and regulatory matters, including in relation to chemical safety, OSHA and hazardous waste. Notable expertise also lies in air and water permitting, as well as in development siting.

Strengths (Quotes from client interviews): 

"They are a good firm to work with and they're handling some very high-profile matters."
"The team displays superior knowledge in all areas of law and provided comprehensive yet easy-to-read outlines."

Work Highlights:
Provided counsel to SI Group, a leading manufacturer of chemical intermediates and amino and phenolic resins, regarding a wide range of environmental compliance matters.

Advised the Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative, a rural electric cooperative providing services in portions of a four-county area in southwest New York State, on a number of matters including landfill gas to energy production, permitting, compliance and interactions with the DEC.

Notable Practitioners:
Kevin Bernstein
is recommended for compliance and permitting advice for clients in energy, extractive industries and waste management. He is also much sought after for contentious and noncontentious mandates concerned with site contamination and remediation. A source says: "He's very easy to work with, knowledgeable of the regulations and has good relationships with regulators."

Virginia Robbins, chair of the environmental and energy practice for 16 years, has a broad environmental practice encompassing air and water permitting in addition to solid waste management and compliance counseling. She advises on all manner of issues connected with air quality, solid waste and water discharge compliance and permitting. One commentator describes her as "very talented and personable."

Chambers USA is a well-respected publication that carefully researches law firms, practice areas and individual attorneys in more than 185 jurisdictions and is widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Its rankings are based on interviews with leading practitioners and clients. 

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 250 lawyers serving individuals, companies and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has eight offices in New York State and offices in Naples, Florida and Kansas City.