Lisa Rushton is a partner in the Environmental and Energy practice of Paul Hastings’ Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Rushton represents real estate developers, investment funds, corporations, and financial institutions around the world on matters relating to federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and was identified by Chambers as one of the leading environmental practitioners for business transactions in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Rushton counsels clients on environmental issues attendant to financing facilities, corporate and real estate transactions, public offerings, and bankruptcy proceedings. She assists buyers, sellers, lenders, borrowers, debtors, landlords and tenants understand and apportion environmental liabilities and draft and negotiate contractual provisions covering environmental aspects of business and real estate transactions and proceedings. Ms Rushton oversees the investigation and remediation of site conditions; she manages environmental due diligence for prospective acquisitions, divestments and investments; she counsels clients on compliance obligations and the implementation of environmental management systems; and she assists in the defense of claims relating to environmental liabilities and allegations of non-compliance.
Ms. Rushton has substantial experience in matters relating to air and water pollution control laws, solid and hazardous waste management and cleanup, toxic substance control laws and the development of “brownfield” properties. Ms. Rushton routinely evaluates liabilities and counsels clients with a wide variety of operations, including energy generation and sale, waste management, real estate development, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and specialty chemical manufacturing, adhesives and coating manufacturing, pulp and paper operations, aluminum and steel mills, and airport management companies. Ms. Rushton also represents industry interests in the development of new environmental, health and safety legislation and regulations at the federal, state and local level.
Chambers USA, Ranked Among Washington, D.C. Environmental Practitioners
Madison Energy, a Division of Madison Industries, Acquires the Centek Group
February 09, 2018
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017
June 05, 2017
Pfingsten Partners Acquires Sign-Zone
May 16, 2017
Harbour Group Acquires Industrial Lighting Products from Pfingsten Partners
March 31, 2017
Elanco Animal Health Acquires Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s U.S. Feline, Canine and Rabies Vaccines Portfolio
January 03, 2017
Elanco US Enters into Agreement to Acquire Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s U.S. Feline, Canine and Rabies Vaccine Portfolio for $885 Million
October 05, 2016
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2016
June 08, 2016
Tall Oak Midstream Sells TOM-STACK, LLC and TOMPC LLC to EnLink Midstream
December 07, 2015
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2015
May 20, 2015
Paul Hastings Represents Four M Holdings Affiliate in Purchase of Eight Facilities from Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc.
March 29, 2007
Paul Hastings Awarded "North American Portfolio Financing Deal of the Year 2006" By Project Finance Magazine
March 08, 2007
Paul Hastings Advises MAGNATRAX Corporation on Sale of Jenisys Engineered Products
October 31, 2006
Paul Hastings Represents Habasit Holding AG in Tender Offer to Acquire Summa Industries
September 01, 2006
Paul Hastings Represents Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in the Financing of the Acquisition of CalPeak Power by Tyr Capital and Starwood Energy Group Global
June 01, 2006
D.C. Circuit Reverses 100-Hour Exemption for Backup Generators
May 11, 2015
Viability of The Federal Government’s Most Recent Foray into Hydraulic Fracturing: The Department of the Interior Issues a Final Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing for Federal and Tribal Lands
March 26, 2015
State Rules for Wastewater Management Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing Vary Widely Across the US, Reflecting 'Tightrope'
June 11, 2014
EPA Issues Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Disclosure Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
May 21, 2014
Drilling Into Hydraulic Fracturing and the Associated Wastewater Management Issues
May 15, 2014
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments Changes are Coming
January 02, 2014
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Conducting First Carbon Dioxide Allowance Auction
August 04, 2008
Proposed New York State Rule Restricting NOX and PM Emissions from Electric Generators
April 16, 2008
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds EPA’s Interpretation of Emissions Increase Under the New Source Review Program
June 04, 2007
Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 46 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 05, 2017
Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 47 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 08, 2016