Our cases highlight our conflict management strategies and are grouped by our Practice Area categories: Environment & Natural Resources, Land Use Planning & Transportation and Organizational Change Management
Environment & Natural Resources
Inter-jurisdictional Water Pollution Management
The Department of Justice filed suit on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency against nine state, county, and municipal governments. The lawsuit claimed that a massive regional water treatment plant exceeded its permitted treatment capacity after heavy rainfall and caused significant pollution in the Potomac River.
Organizational Change Management
Large Denominational Church: Northern Colorado|
Organizational Effectiveness & Team Building
A large local denominational church was falling into three rival factions over whether the national church and/or the regional district had departed from traditional church beliefs and principles. These issues raised the question of whether the local church should separate itself from the national church and organize into two or three new groups.
Mediation, Process Design
County Executive Office Reorganization|
To cut costs and improve operational efficiency, the county executive sought to consolidate two departments to cut the county budget. However, some of the county directors and their staff wanted to keep their departments intact, including their existing access to the county executive.