Legal Services

Petroleum/Petrochemicals

Companies operating in the petroleum and petrochemical field understand that many legal issues can arise related to petroleum industry practices, ranging from environmental concerns to general business and litigation matters. Finding the right attorneys to assist with these issues is essential to the smooth operation of your business.  The attorneys at Archer provide the legal support you need to protect your company, minimize risk and make informed business choices.

Archer provides a full range of legal services to the petroleum and petrochemical industries, helping clients comply with state and federal regulations for preventing and cleaning up groundwater contamination and for ensuring safe storage of underground storage tanks and advising independent producers and major corporations on all aspects of exploration and production.  We also help clients navigate laws related to petroleum spills and prepare for litigation arising from spills.

Archer has more than 200 attorneys in offices through New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Our attorneys practice in a variety of legal areas including corporate law, environmental law, tax and litigation. Because we have specialists in diverse range of practice areas, our firm provides a unified and integrated approach to resolving your legal matters, ensuring that you have the representation you need for any issues that arise.

Legal Services Related to Petroleum/Petrochemicals

Archer helps clients avoid spills and other environmental contamination problems by ensuring that they understand and comply with environmental safety regulations.  When a leak or spill occurs, it is important to work with experienced environmental lawyers who understand the legal impact of the spill and can help mitigate the impact.

Our environmental attorneys understand the rules related to groundwater and MTBE contamination. We can advise you on private cost recovery and the Defense of Spill Act, as well as other cost recovery claims and NRD assessments.  Our litigation team helps defend personal injury and medical monitoring claims that may arise as a result of a spill. Property damage can also be extensive and costly for your company, but our litigation attorneys can litigate these types of claims as well.

In addition to our established reputation in assisting with petroleum spills, we also assist petroleum companies with labor and employment decisions; worker protection laws; taxation issues and other legal matters that arise out of the operation of your petroleum business. When you work with Archer, you need only turn to one firm to handle all of your legal needs.

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