Ms. Waeger’s practice encompasses the purchase, sale and leasing of industrial and commercial real estate, the formation of business entities and the financing of industrial and commercial real property and business assets. She has a special focus on environmental issues in the transactional setting, including leases and agreements of sale, and the use of environmental insurance policies as a risk management tool.
Ms. Waeger handles the oversight and negotiation of environmental insurance claims and the review, analysis, and negotiation of environmental insurance policies, and has played a prominent role in the negotiation and settlement of numerous insurance claims involving cost-recovery for investigative and remedial activities. She has successfully negotiated environmental insurance policies for use by clients, both in connection with the sale and redevelopment of contaminated properties and brownfields, and in connection with overall risk management programs.
Ms. Waeger’s clients include leading real estate developers, property and business owners, landlords, tenants, manufacturers, lenders, and REITS. She writes and lectures extensively on environmental insurance issues. She has been on the faculty of the ALI CLE national course of study, “The Impact of Environmental Law on Real Estate and Business Transactions: Brownfields and Beyond” since 1995.