Manufacturers, utilities, and local governments seeking legal representation with regard to environmental matters rely on Michael Stagg to provide competent, thoughtful, and robust advice. With a specific emphasis on issues related to air, water, and landfills, Michael defends entities against judicial and administrative actions brought by a variety of entities, including:
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Citizen and environmental groups
Federal, state, and local governmental agencies
Companies also turn to Michael for counsel regarding compliance with federal, state, and local environmental statutes such as the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act. He helps develop and implement corporate environmental policies and practices.
Reliable, friendly, and engaging, Michael enjoys the variety of substantive issues that arise in environmental challenges. Clients have depended on Waller's deep roster of environmental talent for many years and expect Michael to deliver consistent, valuable results when faced with seemingly impossible permitting, expansion, compliance, or other environmental challenges.
Chambers USA recognizes MIchael as a leading environmental attorney, and he is rated "AV-Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell.