Alston & Bird LLP
Matt has the experience and track record to guide clients through all types of disputes involving environmental regulation and litigation. He is a go-to resource for companies facing litigation and agency proceedings and a trusted advisor when it comes to real estate development, contamination concerns, and environmental regulatory compliance.
Matt Wickersham has a broad national environmental and energy practice involving complex litigation, regulatory counsel, and transactional matters. He has represented clients in a wide variety of federal and state environmental litigation, including toxic tort litigation and class actions, citizen lawsuits, and environmental enforcement actions. He has extensive experience resolving land-use disputes and disputes under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Matt also has substantial experience in cost-recovery litigation in state and federal courts under California’s Superfund law and Hazardous Substance Account Act (HSAA) and the federal Superfund law (CERCLA). At the same time, Matt regularly helps clients devise solutions to difficult regulatory problems, represents clients in administrative proceedings, and assists clients with deals and development projects. Matt also advises clients on regulatory programs related to environmental warning labels, underground storage tanks, environmental disclosure laws, brownfield laws, water rights, and land-use regulations.