John R. Eldridge

John Eldridge has 30 years of experience in environmental litigation and regulatory practice, with an emphasis on Superfund, property contamination and toxic tort litigation. He has argued several CERCLA appeals before the Fifth Circuit and tried cases in various courts.
John frequently represents buyers and sellers of contaminated properties and assists clients in assessing and addressing environmental risks associated with various business transactions. Internal investigations, environmental crimes, enforcement defense, Clean Water Act permitting and risk based "closure" certifications of contaminated real estate are also significant aspects of his practice. He advises clients on the property and liability issues associated with oil and gas drilling. Many of John’s clients are in the energy sector and John previously worked as in house counsel for a major oil company.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental, 2) Environmental Litigation, 3) Energy, 4) Greenhouse Gas (GHG), 5) Oilfield Services, 6) Real Estate, 7) Transactions and Corporate Matters, 8) Toxic Tort and Property Damage Litigation, 9) Remediation and Brownfields Developments and 10) Environmental Permitting
Law School University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1980)
Admitted Year 1980
Education Rice University (B.A., 1975)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association\
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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