Todd advises clients on a broad range of environmental matters, including environmental enforcement, compliance and permitting, mergers and acquisitions, brownfield redevelopment, remediation obligations under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Part 201 of the Michigan Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (Part 201), and other state remediation statutes and regulations. He handles due diligence and site assessments, regulatory enforcement matters, and various environmental matters in real estate transactions.
Todd has presented on brownfield development, CERCLA and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) environmental issues arising out of bankruptcy and foreclosure, the use of environmental insurance in transactions, and the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act.
Previously, Todd was an associate with an environmental consulting firm, where he advised public and private clients on environmental and land use planning matters. This included extensive impact and mitigation evaluations under the National Environmental Policy Act for municipal, airport authority, and state and federal governmental agency projects, including for State Transportation Departments and the Federal Aviation Administration. Projects included runway extensions, highway and ramp expansion/location/relocation, and bridge replacement.
Todd is a member of the Environmental Law Sections of the Michigan and the American Bar Associations and a member of the Michigan Manufacturers Association Environmental Policy Committee and PFAS Working Group. He serves on ABA’s Smart Growth Committee, the Michigan Manufacturers Association Environmental Policy Committee, and the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals.