Client Successes

Representation in Environmental Remediation Projects

Represented businesses in environmental remediation projects in Wisconsin and Illinois.

Cost Recovery Action Defense

Defended businesses in numerous cost recovery actions in the state and federal courts of Illinois and Wisconsin.

Dave McCormack
Prosecuted CERCLA Private Cost Recovery Action

Successfully prosecuted a CERCLA private cost recovery action on behalf of a national telecommunications company in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division.

Brownfields, Wetlands and Issues Pertaining to Environmentally Impaired Property

Advised lenders, developers and property owners regarding brownfields, wetlands and issues pertaining to environmentally impaired property in real estate transactions.

Dave McCormack
Representation Against Violations Brought By WDNR Wardens

Representation of individual clients in hunting and fishing violations brought by WDNR wardens.

Buck Sweeney
Representation of Contractors Involved in Chapter 30 Litigation With the Wisconsin DNR
Act as General Counsel for Lake Districts

Represent lake districts in water level disputes

Representation of Dam Owners

Representation of dam owners concerning operating order, litigation and dam removal.

Representation of Quarries in Front of Department of Justice

Representation of quarries in front of the Department of Justice over alleged storm water violations.

Represent Various Parties in Litigation Over Water Levels

Represent property owners and dam owner in litigation over water levels.

Representation of a Contractor on Three Separate Wetland Fill Allegations

Represented contractor in front of the Department of Justice. All the matters were resolved after significant negotiations, including one with a several-day mediation.

Indoor Air Quality Issues

Represents parties in connection with indoor air quality issues, including Sick Building Syndrome, mold claims and litigation

Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association

Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association against Lake District attempts to raise water level and flood out Thiebeau Hunting Club marsh

Buck Sweeney
Environmental & Construction Issues

Numerous cases with Department of Justice involving environmental and construction issues

Buck Sweeney
Construction, Environmental
Represented Wetland Association over Water Levels at Supreme Court

Represented a Wetland Association through Oral Argument at Supreme Court over water levels

Buck Sweeney
Construction, Environmental, Water Law
Acquisition, Permitting, WDNR Issues & Dispute Resolutions

Represented frac sand companies in acquisition, permitting, WDNR issues, and dispute resolutions

Multimillion-Dollar Environmental Insurance Coverage Claims

Represented multinational insurance company in multimillion-dollar environmental insurance coverage claims, including soil and groundwater-contaminated manufacturing sites throughout Wisconsin

Steven Streck
Toxic Tort Litigation

Represented agricultural chemical dealer in toxic tort litigation where plaintiffs claimed significant personal injuries and property damage caused by the release of chemicals into residential water supply system

Steven Streck
Statewide Environmental Coverage Counsel – Bodily Injury & Property Damage Claims

Provided statewide environmental coverage counsel for insurance companies defending bodily injury and property damage claims

Steven Streck
Man-Made Lake Development

Represented a large developer and worked with numerous engineers regarding the development and feasibility of a man-made lake as part of the focal point of a development. Mr. Sweeney’s combination of engineering and business experience helped to spearhead the project.

Buck Sweeney