Wyatt Kendall is a partner-elect in the firm’s Environmental, Infrastructure and Land Use Practice. Mr. Kendall focuses his practice on brownfield redevelopment and urban renewal projects and routinely advises local and national clients on the acquisition, development, disposition, management and financing of properties with significant environmental issues and properties within urban and industrial areas. Mr. Kendall is knowledgeable in all aspects of the federal Superfund law (the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) and its state equivalents (including Georgia’s Hazardous Site Response Act) and has expertise in state voluntary cleanup programs, underground storage tank programs, environmental due diligence, and wetlands/water permitting. He is also knowledgeable in transportation planning, infrastructure funding and financing, public-private partnerships, transit-oriented development, and freight and logistics.
- Advised client in the acquisition of a former chemical plant in Georgia.
- Negotiated a voluntary cleanup contract for an industrial property in South Carolina.
- Performed environmental due diligence on several national real estate portfolio deals and commercial property acquisitions in, among other states, California, Florida, New York, North Carolina, and Texas.
- Drafted and negotiated a wide range of agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, indemnity agreements, access agreements, and remediation/voluntary cleanup agreements.
Prior to joining Morris, Manning & Martin, Mr. Kendall represented clients in environmental, energy, and transportation litigation. He also collaborated with businesses and other stakeholders to shape environmental and transportation policy, track and assess the changes to state and federal laws, and comment on proposed regulations and legislation.