Energy.

Peacock Piper’s attorneys have decades of experience assisting their energy clients in the defense of complex commercial litigation, the defense of regulatory inquiries and actions, and in response to a variety of incidents ranging from personal injuries to environmental incidents. The firm’s attorneys have a long history of representing fortune 500 oil and gas companies in relation to incidents involving their refineries, pipelines, tank farms, seagoing vessels (tankers) and service stations. Our experience includes:

  • The defense of breach of contract claims.
  • The defense of litigation arising from alleged soil, soil vapor, surface water, and ground water contamination, including claims asserted pursuant to California common law (tort claims/claims for contribution/etc.), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90).
  • The defense of litigation asserting violations of the Clean Water Act, including citizen suits.
  • The defense of toxic tort claims, including those involving asbestos, MTBE, petroleum, and silicon products.
  • The defense of mass actions including, by way of example,
    • The Mojave Power Station explosion
    • Avila Beach petroleum contamination
    • Asbestos litigation.
  • The prosecution of claims involving energy disruptions.
  • Personal injury and wrongful death defense and prosecution of claims for contractual and equitable indemnity and contribution from contractors and sub-contractors.
  • General commercial litigation.
  • 24/7 emergency response to significant casualties, including personal injuries, deaths and environmental incidents.
  • OSHA investigations and defense of citations.
  • Regulatory compliance, including California Proposition 65.

Our Energy Team.

Al Peacock
Glen Piper

Glen Piper

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8885
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Tara Voss

Tara Voss

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8857
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Al Peacock
Glen Piper

Glen Piper

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8885
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Tara Voss

Tara Voss

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8857
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950