“Pete is one of California’s most highly regarded environmental lawyers and has expertise in a broad range of environmental issues,” said David E. Cranston, partner at Greenberg Glusker and chair of the Firm’s Environmental Group. “Pete will be a tremendous addition to our team. We are thrilled to have him.”
Whether in the courtroom or the board room, Greenberg Glusker’s Environ mental Group provides cost-effective solutions to the challenges arising from environmental contamination, environmental regulation and other environmental concerns. Chambers USA 2014 ranked Greenberg Glusker once again as a Leading Law Firm in Environmental Law.
Nyquist represents clients in matters involving state and federal Superfund as well as investigation, remedial or corrective action requirements at contaminated sites, including enforcement proceedings. He interfaces with federal and state regulatory agencies and has appeared in numerous administrative proceedings, appeals and subsequent writ actions. Nyquist’s broad litigation experience extends to federal and state courts, including successfully resolving numerous cost recovery, toxic tort and citizen suits.
“Greenberg Glusker has built a tremendous reputation in Los Angeles and the Firm’s environmental law practice has emerged as one of the best in the State and this region,” said Nyquist. “I’m excited to join Dave and his team as we continue to serve our clients and accelerate our growth.”
Nyquist earned his law degree from U.C. Davis Law School and his undergraduate degree from U.C.L.A. He is 2014-15 Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Environmental Section. Nyquist is listed in Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America as among the top environmental practitioners in California, and he is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Nyquist comes to Greenberg Glusker from Alston & Bird LLP, where he was a partner in the Los Angeles office.