Privacy policy

Effective Date: July 15, 2016

This Privacy Policy applies to information collected online from users of this website. In this policy, you can learn what kind of information we collect, when and how we might use that information, how we protect the information, and the choices you have with respect to your personal information, etc. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:

  • What information we collect
  • With whom it is shared
  • How it can be corrected
  • How it is secured
  • How policy changes will be communicated
  • How to address concerns over misuse of personal data

What personal information is collected through this website, and how is it used?

We collect information about our users in 2 ways: directly from the user and from our Web server logs. We use the information primarily to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. We do not share any of the information you provide with others unless we say so in this Privacy Policy or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

User-supplied information

If you fill out the contact form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, phone number, and state). We only require that you provide an e-mail address on the contact form. Further, if chat is available through this site, you may be asked to provide information if you participate in an online chat.

Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, "Sensitive Information"). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for the consequences of your submission.

Information that you provide to Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. through the contact form or an online chat will be used so that we may respond to your inquiry. We may also use the information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt-out (unsubscribe).

Web server logs

When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs, which are records of the activities on our sites. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:

  • Your unique Internet protocol address
  • The name of your unique Internet service provider
  • The town/city, county/state, and country from which you access our website
  • The kind of browser or computer you use
  • The number of links you click within the site
  • The date and time of your visit
  • The web page from which you arrived at our site
  • The pages you viewed on the site
  • Certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s)

The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use, and improve the user's experience.

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to inform you about services or changes to this Privacy Policy.

How is personal information protected?

We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g., billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Who has access to the information?

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.  will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties except as follows:

  • To agents, website vendors, and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
  • If we are unable to assist with your matter but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share the information you provided us with that party;
  • As required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.

How can I correct, amend, or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.  via the phone number, contact form, or mailing address on our website at any time to:

  • See what data we have about you, if any;
  • Change/correct any data we have about you;
  • Ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
  • Opt out of future communications from us

If you have any additional questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address listed on this website.

Cookie Policy

This policy describes Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.'s use of cookies and tracking technologies on and other firm websites to enable features on our website, analyze their use, and improve user experience.

If you have any questions about cookies use on our website, you can contact us at

Your Consent & Choices About Cookies

Upon your first visit to our website, a pop-up banner will appear to disclose that we use cookies to improve the performance and functionality of our website and the means for you to control them. You will see this banner every time you visit our website until you respond to it.

For visitors that are located outside of the United States, when clicking on "Accept All Cookies," you agree that we can "use" (collect, save, change, store, transfer, and delete) cookies as described below. Moreover, you agree that your personal data (including personally identifiable information) might be collected and stored by third parties located in the United States. For more information, see the "How Do We Use Particular Cookies?" section below.

Regardless of your location, if you would like to manage cookies use (except for strictly necessary cookies) or withdraw your consent, where applicable, click on "Customize Cookies" or use the Cookie Preference Center to turn those categories on or off, as well as to learn more about them.

What Is a Cookie, How We Use Them & How Long They Stay

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your browser when you visit our website. They help us distinguish you from other visitors by allowing us to remember your actions and preferences on our website. This way, cookies help us provide you with customized content and more efficient navigation through our website.

There are two categories of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. While a session cookie expires and disappears when you close your browser, a persistent cookie remains on your device for a pre-defined time or until you delete it.

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. does not use web beacons, SDK, pixels, or other similar tools that work with cookies to recognize visitors or how they interact with our content. If you choose to block third-party cookies through the Cookie Preference Center, this will disable any related web beacons, SDKs, pixels, or other similar tools third parties may set on your device.

Managing and Disabling Cookies

You can manage or disable cookies whenever you want by adjusting your browser settings. Refer to the settings menu of your web browser for instructions on how to change the cookie preferences. If you choose to disable cookies, the Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. website might not function properly, and some content may not be available. While browsers vary, these links may be helpful:

What Type of Cookies Do We Use?

We use four types of cookies on our website – strictly necessary cookies, analytical/performance cookies, functionality cookies, and targeting/advertising cookies.

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are required for the operation of our website and cannot be switched off without impairing its functioning. The cookies are set to respond to the actions you take, including navigating our website and using its basic features. These cookies do not store any Personal Data.
  • Analytic/performance cookies: These cookies provide statistical information, such as the number of visitors to our website in an aggregated and anonymized fashion, and show how visitors navigate our website. This helps us improve the performance of our website. We may use third-party analytic tools, such as Google Analytics, to help measure traffic and usage trends and understand the demographics of our users.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies provide enhanced functionality and personalization on our website, such as remembering your preferences. They are set by the firm or by third-party providers. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services might not function properly. They do not track your activity on other websites or store any Personal Data.
  • Targeting/advertising cookies: These cookies profile users or deliver ads across social networks. These platforms allow you to share content with your friends and networks. These cookies do not identify you or store your Personal Data, but they can identify your browser and internet device. Still, when you are logged into your accounts on other networks, such as Facebook, those platforms might collect data about your activities. If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools on our site.

First and Third-party Cookies

"First party cookies" are cookies that belong to Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. and that Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. places on your device. "Third-party cookies" are cookies set by a different domain or site, usually when you use a specific function of the website, such as playing videos or sharing pages. You should review the third party's website for more information on how they use cookies.

Analytic Cookies

Our website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymized statistics to help us understand how website visitors use our website and to continuously improve user experience. Google Analytics is a web analysis service. Information generated about your use of the website may be transferred to and stored in a Google server in the United States or outside of your jurisdiction.

Google's web analytics service uses cookies to monitor traffic levels, search queries, and website visits. Google Analytics will use this information to assess your activity on our website, compile reports on content interaction activity, and provide other services relating to website activity and internet use.

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. has activated the IP anonymization feature in Google Analytics, which anonymizes a visitor's IP address before it is stored. Google represents that IP addresses for EU, UK, and Swiss user traffic are not transferred outside of these jurisdictions. Furthermore, we have configured Google Analytics to not share your data with any third parties.

If you are outside of the United States, the Google Analytics cookies are not activated unless you opt-in to the use of these via the "Accept All Cookies" or "Customize Cookies" buttons. You may opt out of the Google Analytics cookies whenever you want by clicking the "Customize Cookies" button above.

Within the United States, you may opt out of the Google Analytics cookies by customizing the cookie settings in the Cookie Preference Center by clicking the "Customize Cookies" button.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, see Google's Privacy & Terms: If you want to opt out of Google Analytics entirely, Google has an opt-out browser add-on you can download and install for your browser here:


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.  is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Notification of changes

If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post the policy changes here.