Malcolm has developed a sophisticated practice covering a wide variety of environmental laws and statutes, and is always ready to assist clients, whether it be with air quality and product/chemical safety or environmental auditing and due diligence. He has gained a broad perspective of the numerous challenges facing companies operating in California, developing particularly in-depth knowledge of California’s air quality laws, Proposition 65 and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), as well as valuable insights on climate change and contaminated properties issues specific to California’s legal market.
Over the past 30 years, in the Prop 65 world, Malcolm has advised clients on optimal compliance and risk minimization strategies, defended against claims, successfully resolved matters, participated in rulemaking activities, and worked with CH&LA on compliance strategies for the lodging industry. During that time, Malcolm has been counsel on several important Prop 65 published court cases. His advice to clients helps them resolve disputes, understand environmental laws and plan confidently for the future. His clients include large and small companies in the hospitality, industrial minerals, energy, oil, manufacturing, aerospace, real estate, financial and sectors and trade associations.