Representation of Frac Sand Companies
Represented frac sand companies in acquisition, permitting, WDNR issues, and dispute resolutions.
Representation of Trade Associations
Represented several trade associations with amicus briefs.
Defense of Wetland Association
Defended Lake Koshkonong Wetland Association against Lake District attempts to raise water level and flood out Thiebeau Hunting Club marsh.
Representation of Subcontractor - DOT Claims
Represented subcontractor on DOT claims and facilitated settlement with DOT, General Contractor, and other subcontractors.
Environmental and Construction Issues
Handled numerous cases with Department of Justice involving environmental and construction issues.
Representation of Large Developer — Involved with a large developer in taking a potential lawsuit by a disgruntled neighbor and working closely with the neighbor. The result was that the lawsuit was never filed and the developer was able to purchase the farm from the neighbor, who is now excited about the homes constructed on “his farm.”
Represented several frac sand operations on siting issue.
Hotel Expansion — Represented large hotel with expansion through a condominium development, purchase of golf courses and annexation into city. The annexation included large acreage of Wisconsin DNR lands.
Limestone Expansion — Represented a small limestone quarry in an expansion onto adjoining property. This expansion resulted in numerous meetings at the town and county level, as well as meetings with opposition groups. To complicate the matter further, the site was located next to a superfund site with contaminated groundwater issues to address. The town board and county voted unanimously to approve the expansion.
Development of Man-Made Lake — 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.
Representation of Aggregate Producers
Represented several aggregate producers on siting new locations.
Water and Wetland Issues
Handled numerous cases with Department of Justice involving water and wetland issues -- most settled at mediation.