We are pleased to announce our placement of Rick McNeil with Crowell & Moring. Mr. McNeil is a trial attorney whose practice focuses in business, environmental and land use matters. He was a partner at Snell & Wilmer and earlier served as the chair of Irell & Manella’s environmental group where he practiced for 21 years.
Mr. McNeil has more than 30 years of experience representing manufacturers, power plants, chemical companies, refineries, real estate developers and other industrial and commercial businesses against environmental claims. McNeil has litigated environmental cost recovery, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and state common law actions, as well as multi-party groundwater contamination cases, toxic tort cases, environmental insurance cases and environmental criminal prosecutions. He is also an experienced mediator, having mediated many commercial, land use and environmental cases