Practice Areas

Planet

Planet

Construction, Brownfields

Sustainable Development

 

Profit

Outsourced General Counsel

Contracts, Corporate, Disputes

 

People

Real Estate, Estate Planning

Taxes, Employment, Probate

 

The Construction Contract Review

Vox Viridis

Our Work

* an irrigation company is now an EPA WaterSense contractor and expanding its workforce to handle sustainability demand

* a green company received trademark protection

* flat-rate startup consultation and entity formation for non-profit company organizing eco-tours

* an off-road equipment owner developed, defined, and marketed a carbon credit based on switching diesel fuel to ULSD or biodiesel

* successfully defended a minister against an IRS attack on his tax exempt status, allowing him to continue his charitable and religious work on his humble but, now permanently, tax exempt salary

* a home buyer conducted an inspection and the seller paid for an energy efficiency audit which identified hundreds of dollars of annual savings for our client's new green dream home

* helped employers defend wrongful termination suits, wage and hour investigations and navigate e-verify

* negotiated employment contracts and other job protections for employees

* filed mechanics liens and got a concrete company paid after it poured turbine foundations on over 30 different parcels for a wind farm developer

* when a demolition contractor discovered an unexpected underground condition at a naval facility it expected an $800,000 loss; instead it was able to successfully void the contract and avoid the loss

* counseling on various corporate transaction ranging from asset sales, stock sales, corporate financings, shareholder/Board of Director relations; values ranging from a few thousand to over $100 million

* small claims collection matter handled on a contingency basis for a small internet developer and graphic design studio; it may have been the small claim court's jurisdiction but the amount was of no small concern to our client and received big claim attention

* helped company define for the USEPA how its innovative RCRA remedy results in 28% less carbon emissions

* successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court on behalf of a company doing federally funded cleanups after Hurricane Katrina

* negotiated a lease for a 35 person office working to improve the environment. Firm's carbon footprint reduced 22%...all paid for by the landlord

* process corporate compliance "paperwork" on behalf of corporations nationwide....the paperwork is paperless

* drafted planning documents at a flat rate for a young family that provided care and protection for dependents and substantial funding for a local watershed group

* Bid protest for a state highway contract settled amicably after forceful discovery process; achieved all client's goals without costly and lengthy hearing

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