Wyatt Kendall is a Partner 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 industrial, multi-family, mixed-use, and retail clients on the acquisition, development, disposition, management and financing of properties with significant environmental issues and properties within urban and industrial areas across the country. He also represents corporate and lending clients on environmental issues in the context of a host of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. In this capacity, he undertakes and oversees environmental due diligence and regulatory processes, works with consultants, engineers and other environmental professionals to evaluate and quantify potential liabilities, and drafts and negotiates environmental insurance policies and contract language to effectively allocate the risk of environmental liabilities between the parties.
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 (UST) programs, environmental due diligence, environmental compliance, 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.
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.