Greater Baltimore, Maryland / Washington, D.C. Region Environmental Crimes Lawyers
In recent years, federal investigations into possible environmental crimes have been on the rise. More and more individuals, small businesses and pharmaceutical companies are finding themselves overcome by criminal charges resulting from what they believed was an acceptable method of hazardous waste disposal.
The environmental crimes lawyers at Nathans & Biddle, LLP, draw upon their more than 60 years of combined federal criminal defense experience to protect the interests of individuals, companies and government entities accused of violating federal environmental laws. Recognized for their commitment to our clients and high level of ethical representation, our attorneys are prepared to handle cases, involving:
- The Clean Water Act
- The Clean Air Act
- Illegal dumping of hazardous materials, such as asbestos
- False reporting of disposal methods
- The Lacey Act
- Illegal disposal of waste from cargo vessels
Representation for Employers
Many companies accused of environmental crimes are unaware of any wrongdoing. An employee could have committed the alleged crime, but the business owner may find him or herself suddenly under investigation. Regardless of your knowledge of the violation or lack thereof, federal prosecution will proceed relentlessly.
In recent years, Nathans & Biddle lawyers have successfully represented clients being investigated in Baltimore (illegal dumping of hazardous materials), Puerto Rico (Lacey Act violations), Greenbelt (improper disposal of asbestos material), Boston (clean air and clean water state court violations), and Houston (clean air violations).
If you or your company has been named in an environmental crime investigation, speaking with a skilled attorney may minimize your risk for potential penalties. The lawyers at Nathans & Biddle will conduct an exhaustive investigation of the pending charges and determine the best possible strategy for your defense.
Nathans & Biddle attorneys are licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia, New York, Florida, New Jersey, the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous federal district and circuit courts. If you have a pressing legal matter that you wish to discuss, contact Nathans & Biddle to schedule a confidential consultation.