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Recovery from natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, and floods often involves complex legal issues spanning multiple areas of practice, including governmental, regulatory, insurance, construction and maritime law.  The lawyers in our interdisciplinary Disaster Recovery Practice Group help individuals, businesses, and governmental clients with all aspects of disaster response and recovery.  After disaster strikes, a prompt, efficient and knowledgeable response is critical, and our Disaster Recovery Practice Group’s experience affords us the ability to help our clients develop effective response strategies and make informed decisions so that they can begin recovery efforts as quickly and safely as possible.

We Help Our Clients Move Forward with Confidence When Disaster Strikes

Recovering from a major disaster presents significant challenges. Protecting the health and safety of affected community members is always the first priority, but legal issues also require prompt attention to provide the needed relief, support and services. The lawyers in our Disaster Recovery Practice Group work with clients to plan for disasters before they happen and to develop and implement strategies after the inevitable occurs to best serve the needs of their customers and constituents efficiently and cost-effectively.

Notable Experience in Disaster Recovery

The following are some recent examples of our firm’s engagements to assist with disaster recovery efforts:

  • Represented municipal client that became the first governmental entity approved for debris removal following tornado outbreak.
  • Assisted county government with storm damage recovery and debris removal following an outbreak of severe storms.
  • Representing numerous local government entities in Alabama and Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael in 2018, to include working with FEMA, contractors, insurers and insureds with respect to all aspects of disaster recovery operations and reconstruction.

Speak with a Lawyer in Our Disaster Recovery Practice Group

If you have questions about the services offered by our Disaster Recovery Practice Group, we encourage you to get in touch.  For more information about how we help companies and government entities overcome legal hurdles in times of crisis, please contact Disaster Recovery Practice Group Chairperson Norman Stockman or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.