Environmental Law Attorneys in Nashville, TN

Ortale Kelley advocates for a healthier planet. Ortale Kelley’s environmental team helps its clients with statutory and regulatory compliance, advocating environmental protections and reform, and litigation. We work with clients on projects related to:

  • Brownfield development
  • Construction activities
  • Clean Water and Endangered Species Act litigation
  • Creation of Conservation Easements
  • Greenfield development
  • Local governments, including utilities boards
  • Real Estate
  • Wind & Solar power

Environmental Litigation

Ortale Kelley is committed to improving the environment. Whether that means working with companies to negotiate clean-up or bringing action against those causing harm, Ortale Kelley is there to help.


Our attorneys that assist with environmental regulatory legal needs and work with real estate developers and other businesses purchasing, selling, and financing real property.

Stormwater Management

Advise clients on stormwater management requirements, including permits, throughout construction and in daily operations.

Brownfield Redevelopment & Voluntary Property Remediation

Secure limitations on liability for prospective purchasers and operators of property.

Regulatory Compliance

Advise clients on air, water, and waste compliance obligations.

Planning & Zoning

Identify and obtain the necessary approvals and variances under zoning codes, and state and federal environmental policy regulations.

Project management 

Assist with applicable environmental requirements associated with a particular project.

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Because Ortale Kelley is a full-service law firm, our environmental law attorneys may draw upon the experience and knowledge of other Ortale Kelley attorneys in the following practice areas: