Michael Miller Rejoins Wiggin and Dana as Partner in the Real Estate, Environmental, Construction and Facilities Practice Group
Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Michael L. Miller has rejoined the firm as Partner in Wiggin and Dana’s Real Estate, Environmental, Construction and Facilities Department. An experienced environmental, health and safety (EHS) attorney, Mr. Miller’s practice is largely comprised of three distinct categories of EHS legal representation: transactional support; compliance and risk counseling; and litigation. He counsels clients on a broad variety of EHS issues relating to corporate, real estate and financial transactions, including federal and state occupational health and safety requirements and environmental laws, regulations and permitting programs. He represents sellers, purchasers and lenders in the context of the leasing, sale and purchase of real estate property, asset and stock deals and project finance transactions. Mr. Miller has significant and practical experience relating to compliance with the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery, Clean Air and Clean Water Acts and related state and local programs. He has developed particular expertise relating to the applicability of and compliance with the Connecticut Transfer Act. He has also been involved in the negotiation of contracts for hazardous and other regulated waste management and disposal services.
Mr. Miller also has particular expertise in connection with representing clients in cost recovery actions brought under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) and state analogs. He frequently provides strategic counseling to clients in connection with investigations and enforcement actions brought by governmental entities alleging EHS violations. Prior to becoming an attorney, he served as an EHS professional with General Electric Company. During law school, he spent time with the Air Bureau of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection ("DEEP").