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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States




Stuart Hammer chairs Debevoise’s Environmental Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  For more than 20 years, he has advised multi-national corporations, private equity firms and other entities on environmental issues associated with mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings and other transactions involving facilities in the United States and overseas.  He also advises companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and environmental disputes.

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United States > Industry focus > Environment: transactional

(Leading lawyers)

Stuart HammerDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Working hand-in-hand with the firm’s leading corporate group, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP‘s environmental team is well placed to handle many of the most complex, high-stakes transactions taking place in the market. Typical mandates include evaluating and mitigating the environmental risks and liabilities of domestic and international deals, ranging from M&A to securities offerings and financing matters. Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, the group was kept busy with numerous multi-facilities transactions across a wide range of environmentally-sensitive industries, including manufacturing, paper, media, chemicals and healthcare. ESG and climate change issues are other areas of focus for the department, which is under the leadership of Stuart Hammer  in New York. Hammer is go-to counsel for several preeminent private equity firms, investment management funds and leading corporations; he is also singled out for his comprehensive knowledge of ESG matters associated with transactions.