Litigation

At an ever-increasing frequency, businesses and ownership entities, as well as individuals, find themselves parties to lawsuits arising out of environmental contamination. Environmental cases usually prove to be factually and legally complex and often involve multi-million dollar claims for property devaluation and clean-up costs. These cases may also require dealing and negotiating directly with regulatory agencies. Other cases may involve exposure to hazardous substances and millions of dollars for personal injury claims. Having aggressive trial counsel armed with specific experience in the environmental arena is critical for success.

Guida, Slavich & Flores is an environmental law firm. Since its inception in 1991, our firm has been committed to providing local, national, and international clients with the professional resources necessary to achieve their objectives in large-scale environmental litigation. The firm has the experience and capacity to manage complex environmental and commercial litigation in state and federal courts within and outside of Texas. During recent years our trial attorneys have recovered millions of dollars in property damages and clean-up costs for victims of environmental contamination. At the same time, our trial attorneys have successfully defended clients involved in complex, multiparty environmental litigation.

The results earned for our clients have included successful jury verdicts, summary judgments, favorable settlements, and favorable opinions from appellate courts in environmental cases. Further, our trial attorneys aggressively handle significant lawsuits throughout Texas, and have successfully tried environmental and other jury cases in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Beaumont, Huntsville, Fort Worth and Marshall.

Two of our trial shareholders also serve as court-appointed mediators. In addition, we have handled hundreds of administrative hearings and enforcement actions involving local, state and federal environmental agencies in over 20 states. All of our trial attorneys have more than ten years experience and are licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Texas. With convenient proximity to two major airports, our firm has prompt access to all venues.

Our firm’s philosophy is to build long-term client relationships by providing high quality legal representation in a cost-effective and consistently responsive manner. We blend the broad experience and sophistication of a large law firm with the efficiency and attention to detail of a smaller law firm to provide effective legal representation without the overstaffing often associated with larger law firms. We do not believe our clients should have to incur the costs associated with educating lawyers who do not have environmental litigation experience. Our clients have the benefit of lawyers who understand their environmental issues and who are well armed to fight for their rights in the environmental arena. See our Representative Experience for a list of the firm’s litigation projects.

We invite you to contact one of our attorneys to discuss how we might assist you in addressing any environmental challenges or opportunities that impact your company’s interests.