Environment & Energy Law


The members of Plunkett Cooney’s Environment & Energy Practice Group have decades of experience representing public and private sector clients in the traditional and emerging areas of environmental and energy law.

This expertise ranges from compliance assistance and due diligence to litigation and redevelopment. Our attorneys have had the privilege of working with clients across a range of industries, including cannabis, energy, health care, insurance, manufacturing, military defense, and municipal.  

Whether you are seeking environmental or energy legal support, our Environment & Energy Practice Group is ready to partner with you to address your legal needs and achieve your business objectives. Our mission is to provide you with superior and timely legal services, to be responsive to your evolving requirements, including fee structure, legal project management, value-added features, and to understand and add value to your business. Please feel free to contact any of the group's attorneys for assistance.

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Representative matters

  • Provide advice and counsel to manufacturers seeking to diversify business plans by engineering and producing renewable and alternative energy products for the wind, solar and hybrid battery technology industries
  • Negotiated on behalf of a major corporation a multi-million-dollar agreement containing extremely favorable and flexible terms for the purchase of energy under one of the first regional commercial heat exchange energy savings plans in Germany
  • Provide legal counsel for environmental and related matters for one of the largest natural gas cogeneration electricity generators in North America.
  • Assist businesses with securing tax credits and other government incentives based on new investments to further develop the alternative and renewable energy industries in Michigan
  • Work with corporate, academic and government officials to foster transatlantic investments in alternative and renewable energy technology in the United States by European partners
  • Provide legal counsel to municipalities regarding installation of landfill gas-to-energy facilities at existing landfill sites. 
  • Represented a commercial real estate developer/management company in the negotiation of commercial energy delivery contracts to supply power to super malls and other developments anchored by major retail tenants