Hodgson Russ’s multidisciplinary team of environmental, construction, insurance coverage, torts and product liability, real estate, and energy attorneys serves developers, builders, architects, owners, and tenants involved with designing, building, and using green buildings. These attorneys represent clients through all phases of the green building project life cycle, from conceptualization and design through construction, completion, and day-to-day operation.

Our team has the necessary experience in all relevant areas of law — as well as knowledge of green building industry trends, technologies, and legislation — to help clients capitalize on incentives and opportunities, assess and mitigate risk to avoid costly litigation, and protect their interests when disputes arise.

Our Experience

  • Green building certification, including obtaining and maintaining LEED certification
  • Obtaining public and private funds for projects
  • Sustainability and energy-focused incentive programs
  • Identify state, federal, and local tax incentives
  • Educational institutions, developers, and manufacturers
  • Municipal codes and incentives
  • Insurance coverage and construction documentation
  • Review, draft, and negotiate design agreements
  • Conduct due diligence in mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property


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