In his more than 35 years of practice, Craig Pendergrast has learned about the interests and operations of a broad range of businesses while helping his clients work through their associated risks, problems and disputes.
He is a litigator with broad experience in a range of real estate, environmental, and business disputes. He works closely with his clients to understand their situations and goals and work towards their resolution in a cost-effective and highly responsive manner. Craig tries cases to judgment when necessary, but is also skilled in the use of other tools such as summary judgment, mediation, and arbitration when appropriate.
In the environmental field, he is a counselor who understands the complex world of environmental regulation, risk, and liability. He helps clients work through risks and problems associated with contaminated properties and structure deals in a way that allocates risks and expenses appropriately. He litigates environmental disputes to reach outcomes favorable to his clients and consistent with just results. His environmental experience includes matters involving transactional, advisory, insurance, regulatory, remediation, superfund, cost recovery, permitting, compliance, enforcement, brownfields, waste, water, wetlands and air issues.
In the real estate field, Craig has been appointed by the nation’s largest title insurance companies to address the most complex and important issues facing them and their insureds. He has litigated matters involving boundary line disputes, easement issues, eminent domain, secured lending issues, land use issues, lake and stream rights, storm water runoff, erosion and sedimentation, construction claims, trespass, and nuisance issues.
Prior to joining Continuum, Craig practiced with some of the largest law firms in the nation and Georgia, representing both Fortune 500 companies and smaller ones.
He is married with two adult children and a life-long resident of Atlanta. In his spare time, you will likely find him outdoors, often in the mountains.
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Frequent speaker and author on environmental and real estate law subjects