We have been extensively involved in the practice of environmental law at the federal and state levels since the 1980s. Our client base includes clients who range in size from small family-owned businesses to large companies with multi-state environmental concerns. We have represented manufacturers, developers, transporters and land owners in the Muskegon area, throughout the state of Michigan, and nationally. We bring a depth and range of experience to our clients’ concerns that enable us to represent our clients on a far more efficient and cost-effective basis than would otherwise be possible.

We strive for practical, common sense solutions to environmental problems. We believe our clients’ interests are best served by negotiation with and education of agency personnel. However, we do not hesitate to object to and, if necessary, vigorously challenge arbitrary agency or citizen group positions that go beyond responsible regulation.

We believe in being proactive in resolving potential environmental issues and liabilities before they become significant obstacles for our clients. We regularly assist our clients in planning for and responding to the frequent changes in environmental laws and regulations. We are available to provide day-to-day advisory services to individual plants and corporate management and legal staffs with on-going environmental compliance matters.

We have experience in all areas of environmental law, and have assisted our clients in the following areas:

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Recent News

Michigan Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Amended – Elimination of Buy-Downs for Small UST Owners and Retroactive Reduction in Deductibles
Posted on January 3, 2017
2016 closed out with some good news for underground storage tank (UST) owners in Michigan. On December 21, 2016, Governor Snyder signed House Bill 5599 into law (PA 380 of 2016), amending UST corrective action funding provisions of Part 215 of Michigan’s Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA), 1994 PA 451, as amended. The most significant impact of this amendment is two-fold: the lowering of deductibles (from $50,000 to $10,000 per claim for owners/operators of eight or more USTs, and from $50,000 to $2,000 per claim for UST owners/operators of seven or fewer USTs). Further, these lower deductible... MORE
Happy Holidays!
Posted on December 22, 2016
GGTM Law is spreading joy this holiday season with the help of the Mona Shores Choir. Please enjoy viewing our Christmas card while listening to this beautiful arrangement of a Christmas classic sung by the Mona Shores Choir. Wishing each of you Happy Holidays and a Joyful New Year!... MORE
Non-Competes Between Commercial Ventures to be Assessed Under Rule of Reason
Posted on July 18, 2016
In Innovation Ventures v Liquid Manufacturing, LLC, Michigan Supreme Court Docket No. 150591 (decided July 14, 2016), the Michigan Supreme Court considered whether the validity of a covenant not to compete should be determined by looking at the factors provided in MCL 445.774a or by using the “rule of reason” analysis. MCL 445.774a sets forth factors for a court to consider in analyzing covenants not to compete in an employer-employee context. The covenant not to compete considered in this case, however, was in a written agreement between two businesses. The statutory factors include the following: (1) duration of the... MORE
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