Businesses depend on Chris Hayes for advice regarding environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance, and permitting associated with business expansion. Through the development of innovative strategies and the application of his knowledge on environmental issues, Chris helps businesses grow while remaining environmentally sensitive.
Chris' dedication, responsiveness, and creativity in finding new approaches solidify the relationships he has with clients. When science encounters the law, Chris has the technical skills to come up with unique approaches to client matters. His experience includes:
- Assisting clients in performing environmental due diligence to facilitate the acquisition and disposal of real property
- Compliance counseling related to NEPA, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Clean Water Act, and other environmental statutes
- Obtaining environmental permits from federal, state and local regulatory authorities for the construction and modification of public and private facilities
Having worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, Chris has detailed insight into the federal, state, and local branches of the government. This insight betters Chris' ability to serve clients when negotiating matters involving regulatory issues.