Steve Morton is a partner in the firm’s Austin office. He has thirty years of experience obtaining necessary environmental permits, defending government or third-party claims before administrative agencies and courts, and assisting clients on regulatory and statutory developments before administrative agencies and the Texas Legislature. Steve advises clients on a wide range of environmental issues. He is experienced in negotiating cost recovery and remedy settlements with state and federal agencies and advising clients in connection with hazardous waste remediation projects. Steve has a background in hydrogeology and helps clients with the management, purchase, lease, sale and other conveyances of groundwater and surface water in Texas.
Steve has also been responsible for environmental due diligence and contract review for over $1 billion of M&A, IPO, financing and asset transfers in Texas, California, Florida and 20 other states. He has developed expertise in industrial and oil and gas waste management, including remediation, Superfund, underground storage tanks, underground injection disposal wells, water quality, wetlands, and transactional issues involving the sale and acquisition of contaminated properties.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Steve Morton