With a pre-law educational and work history in the natural resource and environmental science fields, Lloyd Landreth has practiced exclusively in the environmental regulatory and litigation area since 1986. Lloyd's clients include oil and gas exploration, production and transportation companies (including petrochemical subsidiaries), waste disposal companies, domestic and international airlines, airline fuel consortiums, electric and gas utilities, Indian tribes and a variety of industrial clients.
Lloyd has extensive experience with environmental actions brought nationwide under federal statutory schemes such as CERCLA, RCRA, NEPA, CAA, CWA and state equivalents thereto, as well as common law claims. He has been involved in defending clients against regulatory agency and private party claims for cost recovery and in pursuing cost recovery actions on behalf of clients against private parties and government agencies related to alleged soil, surface water and groundwater pollution. Lloyd has worked extensively with environmental consulting firms on the technical and legal aspects of environmental claims associated with a variety of affected media (air, soils, sediments, surface and groundwater) including alternatives associated with risk-based cleanup requirements. He has worked on a variety of environmental matters for Indian tribes and has been involved in numerous water right transactions. Lloyd also has extensive experience in negotiating cleanup actions with federal, state and local regulatory agencies and appears in both federal and state courts of various jurisdictions on environmental litigation matters.
Area of Concentration — Environmental Law