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Company Profile


We see 21st century law as a tool to help shape our clients’ futures. Nixon Peabody is a full-service law firm with approximately 600 attorneys throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. We have one of the most comprehensive Energy and Environmental practices in the U.S., with a team particularly focused on New England.  With over 200 lawyers in our Boston, Providence and Manchester offices, we have the ability to cover matters all over New England and work together to help achieve our clients’ business objectives today and in the future.  We use our deep experience and integrated legal, scientific and engineering knowledge to move our clients’ objectives forward by anticipating, minimizing and developing practical solutions for business and regulatory risks. We have been in the forefront of the industry for more than 75 years and our collaborative approach, extensive resources and critical knowledge of trends set us apart.



Service Category:

Air Pollution Control

Archeological and Historical Resources

Asbestos Abatement

Brownfields Redevelopment

Carbon Footprint Assessment


Climate Change and Adaptation

Construction and Demolition

CSR & Sustainability Communications

EH&S Compliance

Energy Facility Permitting/Siting/Development

Energy Production & Transmission Services

Environmental Contracting

Environmental Due Diligence

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Impact Statements

Environmental Management Systems

Government Relations

Green Building Design

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Waste Consulting

Hydropower Services

Indoor Air Quality

Industrial Hygiene

Land Use Planning

Legal Services

MEPA Specialist

Mold Testing and Abatement

Nuclear Energy Services

Permitting and Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management

Site Assessment

Site Decommissioning

Site Remediation

Solar Power Services

Solid Waste Management

Spill Clean-up Services

Stormwater Management

Sustainable Development

Wastewater Management

Water Quality

Water Resource Management

Wetlands Management

Wind Power Services