WE HELP OUR CLIENTS FIND SOLUTIONS
Lenhardt Law Firm works with businesses and individuals to resolve complex administrative, regulatory, business, civil, and environmental matters. In life and business, challenges arise. We help our clients find solutions.
“A lawyer should strive to attain the highest level of skill, to improve the law and the legal profession and to exemplify the legal profession’s ideals of public service.”
- Rule 407, Supreme Court Rules of Professional Conduct
BASED IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. SERVING THE SOUTHEAST
MEET THE ATTORNEYS
Leslie Lenhardt focuses her practice on coastal environmental and civil litigation. She is a former Chief Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM), and has substantial experience assisting clients in obtaining environmental permits, handling enforcement matters, and litigating in the administrative forum as well as in state civil court.
R. Cody Lenhardt, Jr.
Cody Lenhardt practices law in Charleston, South Carolina. A graduate of Clemson University, he obtained a Master of Environmental Studies in 1999. Cody received his Juris Doctorate from USC School of Law. After law school, Cody practiced with one of the largest firms in the state before starting Lenhardt Law Firm in 2013. Cody focuses his practice on a range of litigation, including civil, administrative and environmental. He routinely represents industry, business and individual property owners.
ADMINISTRATIVE & REGULATORY LAW
ABOUT LENHARDT LAW FIRM
A Lowcountry local law firm with vast experience, Lenhardt Law Firm finds solutions to complex administrative, civil, and environmental legal challenges. Whether in front of state or federal courts or administrative agencies, Lenhardt Law Firm provides personal and professional representation. We work hard to protect our clients' rights and interests, and help find cost-effective solutions to complex legal challenges.
ADMINISTRATIVE & REGULATORY LAW
Businesses and private citizens are subject to a vast array of complex federal, state, and local governmental regulations. We help our clients navigate these complex requirements. Lenhardt Law Firm can assist with a variety of regulatory issues, including:
LLR MATTERS • PROFESSIONAL LICENSING • ABC LICENSING • ZONING AND LAND USE • LOCAL GOVERNMENT APPROVALS • ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT • ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
Lenhardt Law Firm guides clients in resolving legal disputes either through litigation or alternative dispute resolution. In trying times, we pride ourselves on developing a personal relationship with our clients and finding a professional solution to significant legal challenges. Our experience in civil litigation covers a broad range including:
BUSINESS DISPUTES • CONTRACT DISPUTES • REAL PROPERTY LITIGATION • LITIGATION INVOLVING CRITICAL AREA CONSTRUCTION • LITIGATION INVOLVING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS AND EASEMENTS • TORT LITIGATION • NUISANCE • NEGLIGENCE • TRESPASS • DEFAMATION • ZONING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORK • CONTRACT LITIGATION • APPELLATE WORK
Lenhardt Law Firm regularly assists clients in navigating the complex web of environmental laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local level. Whether assisting a client with a compliance and enforcement matter or determining the regulations applicable to a new personal or business venture, we work with our clients to find innovative and cost-effective solutions. If litigation is necessary, we are prepared to fight for your interests. By understanding our clients' needs and employing our knowledge and experience with environmental laws and the regulatory agencies, we work to find the right solution.
PERMITTING AND COMPLIANCE • PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS AND DUE DILIGENCE • BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS AND DUE DILIGENCE • COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT DEFENSE • ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS • PRIVATE PARTY LITIGATION • CERCLA • RCRA • CLEAN WATER ACT • EPCRA • UST • STORMWATER • BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT • CRITICAL AREA PERMITTING • COASTAL ZONE REGULATION AND PERMITTING • BEACHFRONT MANAGEMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND RESTORATION • WETLAND IMPACTS AND MITIGATION • CONTAMINATED PROPERTY REMEDIATION • LAND USE • LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGULATION