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Almon, who leads Ireland Stapleton’s environmental law practice group, is listed for environmental and natural resources. She represents both public and private entities across the country in all aspects of environmental regulation, including federal, state and local permitting; compliance; enforcement matters; water quality and wetlands protection; and environmental aspects of real estate and corporate transactions.
Groves, a complex commercial litigator and Ireland Stapleton’s managing director, is listed for commercial litigation. He represents businesses and individuals in jury and bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations, regulatory proceedings and litigation-avoidance strategies in matters involving a broad range of commercial disputes, including antitrust, trademark and copyright infringement, non-compete and trade secret disputes, business torts, shareholder and partnership disputes, contract disputes, real estate litigation and employment litigation.