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Brian Hendrix

Washington, D.C. Region

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R. Brian Hendrix is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He advises clients on matters involving environmental, health, and safety law, focusing on litigation, incident investigations, enforcement defense and regulatory compliance counseling.

Mr. Hendrix has extensive experience with federal and state agencies and has represented a host of clients engaged in a wide variety of manufacturing, production, extraction and service-related industries.

Mr. Hendrix’s practice often requires his immediate response to catastrophic events, accidents, complaints, and “whistleblower” claims in order to provide his clients with real-time advice for managing and minimizing their civil and criminal liability. Mr. Hendrix has substantial experience in construction, cement pipe and products, alumina refining, oil and gas, pipelines and building products. He also has a special interest in surface and underground metal/non-metal mining, aggregates and coal mining as a result of his and his family’s strong background in the mining industry.

Mr. Hendrix has practiced before OSHA, MSHA, BATFE, DOT and the EPA, as well as state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country. In addition to litigation and enforcement matters, Mr. Hendrix spends considerable time counseling clients on regulatory compliance, products liability and federal permitting/licensing, particularly explosives permitting/licensing. He also has extensive experience with administrative rulemaking and legislative strategies.

Mr. Hendrix regularly conducts training, seminars, and preventive law audits aimed at minimizing civil and criminal liability. He publishes frequently on these and related topics.

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August 12, 2015
Fox News

Brian Hendrix discusses the Colorado mining spill

August 12, 2015

Brian Hendrix discusses the Colorado mining spill on Fox News Read More

June 30, 2015
Rock Products

Henry Chajet and Brian Hendrix Author "Mastering the Double-Edged Sword"

June 30, 2015

Henry Chajet and Brian Hendrix author "Mastering the Double-Edged Sword," published in Rock Products. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

March 4, 2015
Coal Age

Henry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman Author "Invalid Dust Citations?"

March 4, 2015

Henry Chajet, Brian Hendrix, Avi Meyerstein and Ross Watzman author "Invalid Dust Citations?", published in Coal Age. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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September 9, 2015

Judge’s Ruling in Oil and Gas Worker’s Death Could Spark Change

September 9, 2015

A judge’s decision to award lifetime workers’ compensation benefits to the widow of a Colorado oil and gas worker who died from toxic gases after opening a tank to measure oil levels could reverberate throughout the industry. Jim Freemyer, 59, died in July, 2014, after he inhaled a toxic mix of hydrocarbons in a low-oxygen... Read More

July 19, 2013

OSHA's Comprehensive Silica Proposed Rule Expected Soon

July 19, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposal to comprehensively regulate silica (quartz) in general industry, maritime, and construction is anticipated by Labor Day. Publication of the proposal to extensively regulate one of the most common minerals on Earth, like arsenic and lead, will trigger a public comment... Read More