Steven P. Solow

Partner

Steven Solow

Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7833 F: +1.202.585.4071
  • Trial counsel for one of the world's largest providers of water management in connection with a federal criminal prosecution secured an across-the-board acquittal of a 26-count criminal indictment in United States v. United Water Services, Inc. (N.D. Ind. 2012)
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with federal civil and criminal investigations arising out of the Clean Air Act's risk management plan RAGAGEP provision, as well as the application of API 570 (Piping Inspection Code), API Recommended Practice 574 (Inspection Practices for Piping Components), API Recommended Practice 571 (Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry) and API Recommended Practice 939-C (Guidelines for Avoiding Sulfidation Corrosion Failures in Oil Refineries).
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with a federal criminal investigation arising out of the application of NSPS Subpart J to flaring operations at an oil refinery.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with federal and state civil, criminal and administrative investigations arising out of the application of NSPS Subpart Kb to alleged storage vessels at upstream production facilities.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with a variety of Title V regulatory concerns affecting Alaska offshore drilling platforms.
  • Representation of a leading consumer chemical company in connection with the largest federal civil and criminal investigations in the history of the FIFRA program.
  • Representation of various clients before the EPA's Office of Suspension and Debarment.
  • Representation of cargo and other maritime industry clients in connection with allegations arising under MARPOL and the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.
  • Representation of national homebuilding and major civil engineering and construction clients with regard to CWA compliance matters.
  • Representation of national homebuilding clients in resolution of stormwater enforcement matters.
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 private-sector coal company in connection with a state securities investigation into climate change disclosures.
  • Representation of one of the largest pipeline companies in the United States in connection with multiple EPA, PHMSA, NTSB and state environmental investigations into releases from underground petroleum pipelines.
  • Representation of a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of water treatment chemicals in connection with a post-Deepwater federal criminal investigation into alleged violations of the Clean Water Act on an offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with federal and state NPDES enforcement concerns at an oil refinery.
  • Representation of a Fortune 200 leading processor and marketer of fresh pork and packaged meats in connection with a federal criminal investigation into allegations of unpermitted discharges of process wastewater. Provided advice and counsel in connection with the design and construction of a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system and associated NPDES permitting concerns.
  • Representation of a global leader in specialty chemicals in connection with federal civil and criminal investigations arising out of an alleged failure to operate pollution control equipment at a wastewater treatment facility.
  • Representation of one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers in connection with a federal criminal investigation into shipments of byproducts, co-products and co-products used as fuels.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with civil, criminal and administrative investigations by the CSB and various state and local agencies into an explosion and fire at an oil refinery.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 energy company in connection with a mechanical integrity review of fixed equipment inspection and maintenance programs for oil refineries located throughout the United States, Canada and South Africa.
  • Representation of one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers in connection with an internal investigation into the OSHA recordability of alleged exposure to a chemical manufactured by less than 10 facilities in the world.

Monitor and Compliance

  • Court-appointed monitor over one of the world's largest cruise line companies in connection with the cruise line's conviction for intentional vessel pollution.
  • Frequent advice and counsel to Fortune 500 energy, manufacturing, maritime, refining, oil and gas, and construction clients regarding best practices and design of regulatory compliance programs.