Real Estate & Business Transactions
Lawyers in the Environmental Practice Area devote significant attention to advising clients on the environmental implications of real estate and business transactions, including the acquisition and sale of businesses and real estate, corporate financing, bankruptcies and workouts. They assist clients by identifying and addressing environmental concerns, including issues relating to the Connecticut Transfer Act, permitting, remediation and environmental compliance, and developing sound solutions to limit potential liabilities and allocate environmental risks. Reid and Riege attorneys work with clients to explore opportunities available under state and federal Brownfields Programs, state funding mechanisms for developing contaminated real estate and environmental insurance. In addition, the lawyers counsel borrowers and financial institutions with respect to their potential environmental liabilities in loans secured by real estate or assets and loan workouts.