December 29, 2020  |  News

Cades Schutte Bolsters Environmental Law Practice with the Addition of Lindsay N. McAneeley

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HONOLULU (December 29, 2020)–Cades Schutte LLP is proud to announce that Lindsay N. McAneeley has joined the firm’s Honolulu office as Of Counsel, effective December 28, 2020.

Lindsay, a former partner and co-chair of the Environmental Practice Group at one of the oldest and most prestigious law firms in Hawai‘i, brings with her a wealth of experience with environmental laws and proceedings, including advice related to regulatory compliance, enforcement actions, contested case hearings, administrative appeals, and high-stakes state and federal litigation related to some of Hawai‘i’s most significant development projects.

Lindsay also has over 13 years of experience representing clients in complex contractual, commercial, employment, real property, tort, and intellectual property related matters and disputes.  Lindsay assists clients with developing strategies for compliance with legal requirements and obligations, risk mitigation, and dispute avoidance; and, also serves as an advocate in all aspects of litigation, including administrative hearings, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals.  Her clients include large and small businesses, nonprofits, developers, landowners, financial and educational institutions, energy companies, government entities, and individuals.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Lindsay to Cades Schutte’s existing Environmental Law and Litigation practice,” said Ryan M. Wilson of the firm’s Management Committee. “Her experience advising major players in the Hawai‘i environmental field further strengthens the capabilities of our team. Our clients will immediately benefit from the extensive experience she brings.”

Cades Schutte’s Environmental Law Practice Group is composed of a team of attorneys from the Finance and Real Estate and Litigation Departments advising clients on federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations impacting their lives, assets, and businesses. The practice, currently led by Patricia J. McHenry who holds 25 years of experience representing clients in environmental law matters, recently also expanded with the addition of Stacey F. Gray, whose background includes nearly a decade of environmental consulting in regulatory compliance.

About Cades Schutte LLP

Cades Schutte is a full-service law firm with over 70 attorneys, providing superior service in over 20 practice areas from the Firm’s main office in Honolulu and offices in Kona, Waimea, Kahului, and Līhuʻe. Since the Firm was founded in 1922, Cades Schutte attorneys have been called on to serve as counsel in some of the most notable cases and transactions in the State of Hawai‘i.

Cades Schutte offers a wide range of corporate and personal legal services with an emphasis on business counseling. The Firm is proud to serve local, national, and international clients, and regularly handles estate planning, tax, and personal litigation matters.

Cades Schutte is organized into five departments—Corporate, Finance and Real Estate, Litigation, Tax, and Trusts and Estates—but departmental lines are fluid. Cades Schutte attorneys from different departments routinely collaborate on projects to benefit clients. This approach provides a full array of the Firm’s expertise and experience.

Utilizing a ‘firm first’ mentality, the firm has adopted a democratic style of management in which the strategic direction and vision for the firm is developed by its partners, and headed up by its Management Committee. Together, this Committee serves as the Firm’s key visionary, and is specifically charged with implementing the direction and mission of the stakeholders.



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