Foley Hoag Recognized in 2021 Legal 500 EMEA

April 20, 2021

Foley Hoag LLP has been recognized in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). The publication ranked Foley Hoag in the following categories: Environment; Administrative and Public Law; France- Dispute Resolution - International Arbitration.

Through research, client feedback and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, the Legal 500: EMEA assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions and highlights practice area teams that provide the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

The publication, which is produced annually, reported these comments and assessments:

Environment (again ranked as Tier 1): "Foley Hoag advises a prominent client base, including many leading names from the mining, energy, oil and gas, industrial manufacturing and waste industries. The practice handles high-profile work dealing with waste, site pollution, remediation and environmental liabilities, including the management of connected litigation. It also provides regulatory guidance and assistance with environmental authorisations pertaining to large-scale energy projects. The firm is notably advising on the closure of major hazardous waste landfill of former salt mines (STOCAMINE project). Practice head Carine Le Roy-Gleizes is highly recommended. Frédéric Scanvic, Corentin Chevallier and associate Pauline Leddet-Troadec also contribute."

Partner Carine Le Roy-Gleizes was recognized as practice head, and partners Frédéric Scanvic and Corentin Chevallier and counsel Pauline Leddet-Troadec as other key lawyers. The publication also ranked Le Roy-Gleizes as a Leading Individual in the Environment category.

Testimonials include: "Excellent environment team; sharp skills and great responsiveness;" "Pauline Leddet-Troadec has unparalleled competence in environmental law and demonstrates a perfect understanding of our company’s activity. She is also very responsive;" "A collaborative team with a very pragmatic and operational approach to cases;" and "Partners and associates are available and attentive to needs. They do not hesitate to inform their clients of any regulatory and legislative changes."

Administrative and Public Law: "Advised COVALDEM on the conclusion of a contract for the creation and management of collection and elimination of waste in the south of France, including representation in a connected litigation. Advised Mac Arthur on the management of administrative licenses for two outlets in France, in Vernon and Miramas. Advised LORCOS, a local manufacturer of soaps and hygiene products in Lorraine, on public law matters related to its water discharges in the local network, including a dispute arisen from a claim for expertise submitted by the local public entity that was successfully dismissed before the local administrative Court, discussions with this local authority and its operator, VEOLIA group, for the signature of a discharge convention."

Partners Frédéric Scanvic and Corentin Chevallier were recognized as practice heads.

France- Dispute Resolution - International Arbitration: Partner Andrea Pinna was recognized as practice head, with the following testimonial: "Andrea Pinna is a superb advocate. Excellent to work with. He is smart, careful and a pleasure to work with."