AREA OF PRACTICE

Energy, Regulatory, & Environmental

Biography

Kyle Johnson is a Partner in the Firm's Energy, Regulatory, and Environmental Practice Group. Kyle focuses his practice on environmental issues in real estate and corporate transactions, including environmental due diligence, negotiation of liabilities, and drafting of contractual documents and indemnities, regulatory compliance and enforcement matters, remediation of contaminated properties, and general environmental counseling. Kyle’s practice is multijurisdictional, and he advises clients on the identification and resolution of complex environmental risks and liabilities in a range of industries. Kyle assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of environmental provisions of purchase and sale agreements, asset purchase agreements, and other merger agreements, as well as financing agreements; selects and retains environmental consultants and other contractors to assist clients in the due diligence process, and to conduct environmental investigations, remediation, and abatement; and advises clients regarding regulatory compliance, including guiding clients through regulatory permitting and resolving alleged violations and enforcement actions. 

Kyle also has extensive experience in energy and public utility law, including siting, permitting, administrative and appellate litigation, as well as real estate law.

Kyle has been recognized by Best Lawyers as "Ones to Watch" for energy law.

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Awards

Education

Georgetown University Law Center – J.D., 2007
University of Minnesota – B.A., 2003

Bar Admissions

Connecticut
New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Publications
Co-author, "The Forever Chemicals: The Ever-Evolving Regulatory Climate of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)," Chambers USA Guide (July 2021)
Author, "Environmental Law Update: The Forever Chemicals: New Concerns With Per- and Polyfluoroalky Substances," ABA Probate & Property Magazine (March/April 2020)
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, "Wave II of the Connecticut Remediation Standard Regulations (RSR)," Webinar, HRP Associates, Inc. (September 2021)
Guest Speaker, "Talkin’ PFAS with Our Friends at Brown Rudnick," 3:12 - The HRP Podcast, HRP Associates, Inc. (June 2021)
Professional Affiliations
Chair of the Environmental Committee for the ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Section
Leadership Team member, Connecticut Chapter of the Environmental Business Council of New England
Awards and Honors
The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Energy Law, 2021
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Professional Memberships
Environmental Law Section Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar (2020-2021)