Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, PLLC – Your Environmental Attorneys

Our attorneys handle a wide range of environmental and toxic tort matters, including representing private parties in litigation, providing regulatory counseling and representation during environmental investigations, as well as counseling our clients with respect to land use and zoning matters.  

At Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, our clients trust us to be on the forefront of an evolving environmental landscape with its complex regulations, unique challenges, and significant litigation exposure.

Accomplished Environmental Attorneys

Our team of environmental attorneys is a skilled and accomplished group with a long history of providing counseling on complicated environmental planning and regulatory matters, and defending claims involving environmental issues and toxic torts. Our attorneys earn your respect with unmatched preparation and reliable delivery. Whenever you need us, we will be at your side – on the worksite, before a zoning, planning, or municipal board, at the negotiation table, or in the courtroom. While our credentials speak to one side of our success, our down-to-earth approach and straightforward communication style have built long-lasting relationships. 

Our Environmental Clients

Our team of attorneys has decades of experience representing a wide range of environmental clients, including:

  • Local, national, and international companies
  • Individuals and businesses
  • Insurance companies and third-party administrators
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Developers, manufacturers, and distributors of toxic consumer products
  • Construction industry
  • Employers
  • Food and beverage industry
  • Health care industry
  • Hospitality and retail clients
  • Manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical producers
  • Property developers
  • Landowners
  • Transportation and logistics companies
  • Aviation industry

Comprehensive Environmental Services

Our Environmental team delivers the necessary legal knowledge and technical expertise to clients in the following areas:

  • Counsel on environmental review processes, including the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Environmental regulatory investigations and compliance
  • Legal counsel in substantive areas of environmental law, including air, water, solid waste, hazardous waste, infectious waste, transactions, building management, and the handling, transportation, regulation and cleanup of hazardous substances
  • OSHA investigations and compliance
  • Representation of environmental claims involving:
    • Property damage due to pollutants  
    • Employment claims for exposure to hazardous substances
    • Personal injury involving injuries caused by exposure to chemicals, refined products, and other environmental products or elements
    • Environmental spill and pollution claims
    • Remediation and clean-up matters
  • Toxic Tort litigation, from individual claims to class actions, involving exposure to hazardous materials, toxins, and substances, such as:
    • Ammonia
    • Asbestos
    • Benzene
    • Butadiene
    • Chlorine
    • Cleansers and household chemicals
    • Dioxin
    • Ethylene oxide
    • Formaldehyde
    • Fuels
    • Hexavalent Chrome
    • Insulation
    • Lead
    • Mold
    • PCBs
    • Paint
    • Pesticides
    • Silica
    • Silicon
    • Solvents
    • Various waste materials
    • Other harmful chemicals 

Land Use and Zoning

At Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr, we regularly represent clients before zoning, planning and municipal boards, and before a variety of New York State agencies with respect to environmental review processes, including the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Regulatory Counsel for Alternate and Renewable Energy 

Monaco Cooper Lamme & Carr supports real property developers on issues involving wind, solar, and other alternative and renewable energy. We represent you before federal, state, and local agencies and boards on energy, environmental, siting, and related regulatory matters. We are well versed on New York State’s Article 10 (and the original Article X), as well as SEQRA and NEPA concerning siting and environmental review, and have substantial experience with state and local municipal laws and practices related to alternate and renewable energies. 

Put our experience to work for you