Bradley Continues Growth in Dallas with Addition of Partner Toni Meier to Its Real Estate and Environmental Groups

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Tonya (Toni) L. Meier has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a partner in the Real Estate and Environmental Law practice groups.

“Toni is an exceptional real estate and environmental attorney who is known for providing innovative strategies for her clients that yield practical solutions. She is an ideal fit for the firm, and we are proud to have her in our Dallas office. Toni adds key environmental expertise for us in Texas and nationwide,” said Bradley Dallas Office Managing Partner Gene R. Besen. “It is exciting to see our exponential growth in Dallas continue with the addition of Toni and other recent hires over the last few months.”

Bradley’s Dallas office opened in 2019 and has tripled in size, growing to more than 55 lawyers with 13 new attorney hires in the past year. The office recently expanded its footprint in Fountain Place, occupying two floors and building out an additional 20,000 square feet on a third floor. Complemented by growth in its Houston office, the firm now has more than 100 attorneys in Texas.

Ms. Meier works with real estate developers and landowners to resolve disputes, particularly in the areas of environmental law, including air and water pollution control and solid waste management issues along with land use and contract issues. She regularly provides strategic advice to clients to protect their interests in state and federal environmental proceedings EPA enforcement actions and citizen suit actions, and handles complex litigation before state and federal courts, government agencies and municipalities throughout Texas.

A significant part of Ms. Meier’s practice involves guiding her clients to successful outcomes in environmental investigations, enforcement actions and litigation matters involving soil, groundwater and air contamination. She is known for her collaborative approach to problem-solving, frequently working with all parties involved, including landowners, adjacent owners, EPA regulators, state regulators and consultants, to provide a comprehensive overview of the contamination and find a reasonable remediation solution. Ms. Meier also handles complicated land use problems, such as condemnation and zoning issues that have the potential to cause delays and keep projects from advancing. Her understanding of the various municipal structures allows her to assist clients in urban revitalization, industrial projects, or the development of raw land to secure the appropriate zoning, permitting and approval in a cost-effective manner.

Ms. Meier earned her J.D. from The Boyd School of Law at the University of Iowa and her B.A. from Monmouth College.