Joanna Thies focuses her practice on environmental and regulatory compliance counseling and on environmental litigation under various statutes and regulations. These include the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); the Clean Water Act (CWA); and the Clean Air Act (CAA), as well as state equivalents.
As part of her practice, Joanna advises clients in matters involving administrative and civil regulatory enforcement defense; environmental litigation; environmental permitting; site investigations and remediation; investigation of potential criminal environmental matters; and insurance coverage. In addition, she provides environmental due diligence support in real estate transactions and in mergers and acquisitions. Joanna also assists clients with environmental, health and safety audits and provides OSHA and MSHA counseling.
Joanna's practice includes assisting clients in contract matters and representing clients in employment, franchise, and real estate litigation.