Jump to Navigation

Representative Experience

National Cement Company: Insurance Coverage Litigation

We were engaged by a national cement company to act as counsel to prosecute an action in Washington State to obtain insurance coverage from its insurance carriers for claims made against one of its subsidiaries. We initiated a coverage action against 48 separate carriers while the parent company pursued similar litigation in Connecticut. More

Natural Gas Pipeline

Richard Allan leads the firm’s representation in seeking all required land use reviews and approvals from four Oregon counties for a new 230-mile natural gas pipeline and associated facilities.  Our work includes the preparation of applications, representation in multiple local evidentiary hearings, and defense of local approvals on appeal. More

NCR Corp

Marten Law was retained by NCR Corp, a Fortune 500 maker of automated banking systems and electronic terminals, based in New York, to defend governmental and private claims brought against it and several other companies under CERCLA, the federal Superfund statute. More

OII Landfill Cleanup

At this $1 billion landfill cleanup near Los Angeles, we initially represented 54 “de minimis” parties in negotiations with EPA and with a group of “work” defendants.

Through formation of a well-functioning Steering Committee, coupled with cash-out negotiations, we have succeeded in resolving the government’s CERCLA claims against all but eight of the parties we represent. More

Pattern Energy: Court Upholds Federal Right of Way for California Wind Project

On February 27, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted Pattern Energy and the United States Bureau of Land Management summary judgment on all claims in the suit brought by the Quechan Tribe against the Ocotillo wind project, located near San Diego. More