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TIGHE & COTTRELL, P.A. is a Mid-Atlantic regional law firm emphasizing all phases of litigation and various business practices. Our firm represents clients in litigation and appeals in hearings and courts at the administrative, state and federal levels. When called for, we counsel and represent clients in alternative forms of dispute resolution such as arbitration and mediation. Our main office is centrally located in Wilmington, Delaware, with branch offices in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and Woodstown, New Jersey. Our principal areas of practice are listed below.

Environmental Law

The Firm has had major involvement in the litigation of environmental issues, ranging from the environmental effects of land use practices to toxic waste lawsuits. The firm also consults with clients on a regular basis on contracting as a risk management tool with regard to these exposures.

Members of the firm are actively involved with the Hazardous Waste Action Coalition ("HWAC") of the American Consulting Engineers Council. Our interface with HWAC has kept us on the cutting edge of liability and contract proposals to ameliorate the frequency and severity of such risks.

TIGHE & COTTRELL, P.A. has been involved in major landfill disputes, underground storage tank regulation, Superfund litigation, asbestos litigation, and complex negotiated settlements with the federal government in CERCLA and RCRA claims. The firm currently serves as special legal consultant to several engineering firms throughout our four state area who are actively engaged in hazardous waste projects and acts as local counsel in many national asbestos litigation disputes.

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