Arent Fox litigates coverage disputes to obtain insurance payments for defense and indemnity of private and governmental environmental, toxic tort, and product liability claims. Our practitioners represent industry clients in federal and state enforcement actions under all environmental programs. Additionally, our litigation experience includes administrative and federal court challenges to state and federal agency action on behalf of the regulated community in various environmental and administrative areas, including the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Plant Protection Act, NEPA, ESA, and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).
Arent Fox counsels industry clients on avoidance of environmental justice suits, assisting in the development of corporate training programs and preparing comments on federal, state, and local policy initiatives to incorporate environmental justice concerns in regulatory programs. We also assist clients in OSHA rulemaking and enforcement proceedings, defending against alleged violations of safety standards and health-based permissible exposure limits.