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Matters

  • Representation of an independent refiner in connection with investigations by ATF, CSB, OSHA, the EPA and other agencies resulting from an explosion and fire in an HF alkylation unit.

  • Representation of multinational chemical company in connection with investigations by the CSB, OSHA, the EPA and other agencies resulting from flash fire. 

  • Representation of a pulp and paper manufacturer in connection with investigations by the CSB, OSHA, the EPA and other agencies into a three-fatality accident resulting from the explosion of a storage tank during hot work.

  • Representation of electric utility in connection with an investigation by the CSB into chemical plant explosion and fire resulting from a loss of electrical power during Hurricane Harvey.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 chemical manufacturer in connection with investigations by the CSB, OSHA, the EPA and other agencies into a four-fatality accident resulting from the release of toxic chemicals, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company in a Cal/OSHA investigation into a steam pipeline rupture that resulted in serious burn injuries, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company with respect to investigations by the CSB and Cal/OSHA into a refinery explosion.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company in investigations by the CSB, Cal/OSHA and the EPA into a refinery fire, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company with respect to a furnace explosion resulting in a fatality and investigations by OSHA and the EPA, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 100 refiner with respect to investigations by the CSB, Cal/OSHA and the EPA into a chemical spill and subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 100 refiner in an investigation by the CSB and Washington State Department of Labor & Industries into a refinery accident that resulted in seven fatalities.

  • Representation of a chemical manufacturer into a fire that seriously injured two employees and resulted in investigations by OSHA and the EPA.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company in the appeal of multiple BSEE Incidents of Noncompliance.

  • Representation of a vehicle manufacturer in connection with multiple employee fatalities at different operating sites that culminated in a global review of safety performance.  

  • Representation of a vehicle manufacturer in connection with an OSHA inspection into machine guarding and other workplace safety standards, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 chemical manufacturer in connection with a laboratory explosion and subsequent inspection by the federal OSHA, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company in an investigation by BSEE and United States Coast Guard (USCG) into an offshore contractor fatality.

  • Provision of advice to a major electric utility in connection with the development and implementation of process safety management systems related to a multibillion-dollar capital project.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company with respect to a loss of well control resulting in a contractor fatality and investigations by OSHA and other enforcement agencies.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company in an investigation by the BSEE Investigations Review Unit with respect to whistleblower allegations of falsified test results.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 midstream energy company in an OSHA investigation into a storage terminal fire that resulted in a fatality, including subsequent enforcement.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 refiner in connection with inspections and subsequent enforcement by OSHA under the Petroleum Refinery Process Safety Management National Emphasis Program.

  • Representation of a chemical manufacturer in an investigation by the CSB into a release of toxic chemicals that necessitated a community evacuation in Pennsylvania.

  • Representation of a Fortune 50 refiner in a confidential internal investigation into whistleblower allegations regarding mechanical integrity inspections.

  • Representation of an electric utility in connection with an EHS compliance systems review.

  • Representation of a chemical manufacturer in preparation for inspections and subsequent enforcement by OSHA under the PSM Covered Chemical Facilities National Emphasis Program.

  • Counsel to a chemical manufacturer in evaluating the effectiveness of a company's systems for EHS corporate oversight.

  • Provision of advice to a major passenger air carrier regarding hazardous waste compliance for airport maintenance facilities throughout the United States.

  • Defense of an independent refiner in a Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act federal criminal enforcement case in Oklahoma.

  • Defense of a Fortune 50 refiner in a state criminal prosecution under the Texas Water Code.

  • Defense of a marine transportation company in multiple environmental whistleblower complaints filed with the DOL's Office of Administrative Law Judges.

  • Representation of an independent energy company in connection with state OSHA enforcement involving a contractor fatality.

  • Special investigation on behalf of a Fortune 50 integrated energy company into safety performance and culture at a refinery in response to a whistleblower complaint to the chief executive officer after a fatality.

  • Representation of a sports arena operator in an investigation by OSHA into a workplace fatality.

  • Representation of an oil field services company in connection with a DOJ and SEC investigation into alleged violations of the FCPA.

  • Defense of a chemical manufacturer in an administrative action filed by the EPA alleging violations of the requirements for burning hazardous waste in boilers.

  • Representation of an energy company in a criminal investigation into alleged violations of SEC regulations regarding oil and gas reserves accounting.

  • Defense of an environmental manager in a federal grand jury investigation into the use of ozone-depleting substances.

  • Representation of an oil field services company in an investigation by a federal grand jury and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms regarding the management of nonconforming munitions.