BOSTON (PRWEB) January 28, 2015
Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Environmental Practice, H. Hamilton Hackney III, was elected to the board of directors of the Environmental Business Council (EBC) New England, Inc. Hackney’s one-year term began Jan. 20, 2015. The EBC board of directors is comprised of environmental industry leaders who are motivated to foster the development of the industry.
Hackney has broad experience in the areas of environmental law and commercial real estate. He represents clients in permit and other administrative proceedings, compliance counseling and enforcement matters, and response cost recovery and property damage actions. Hackney’s environmental experience includes matters arising under federal, state and local laws relating to asbestos, air and water emissions, hazardous waste, toxic chemicals, wetlands, stormwater, endangered species, environmental impact review, underground storage tanks, solid waste and land use matters. He regularly advises corporate, real estate and private equity clients with respect to investigating and managing environmental liabilities arising from corporate and real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale and redevelopment of contaminated real estate under state and federal Brownfields programs.
About the Environmental Business Council (EBC) New England, Inc.
The EBC is a nonprofit organization established in 1990 by environmental and energy company executives who began meeting on a regular basis to exchange ideas and share experiences. The EBC was the first organization in the United States established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry. Its goal is to enhance business and job growth of both established and emerging environmental and energy businesses through an array of programs, activities and information about environmental and energy technologies, management and regulatory developments.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. They provide support in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Founded in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.