Mr. McCauley has been appointed as an arbitrator in more than 150 cases in the past decade. The following is a short sample of notable Environmental cases.
- Mediator, multi-party dispute among public and private entities involving mitigation of cross-jurisdictional environmental impacts of several major residential development projects under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
- Lead counsel defending a large refuge disposal company in a major CERCLA action brought by the EPA against the client, whose disposal activities accounted for about 50% of the volume of a superfund site, at the time ranked 7th on the EPA list of priorities
- Lead counsel defending an international Construction Company in a $7 million dollar administrative proceeding before the California Water Quality Control Board arising out of pumping of allegedly contaminated ground water into Newport Bay during site preparation