MLK has been there when victims of environmental disasters needed representation, including Alaska Natives who were harmed by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and business owners and property owners who suffered economic losses due to the BP Horizon Oil Spill. Other noteworthy environmental cases include:
- Camp Lejeune
- Nnadili, et al. v. Chevron U.S.A., Inc, No. 02-cv-1620 (D.D.C.) ($6.2 million settlement for owners and residents of 200 properties located above underground plume of petroleum from former Chevron gas station) (2008).
- In re Swanson Creek Oil Spill Litigation, No. 00-1429 (D. Md.) (Lead Counsel; $2.25 million settlement of litigation arising from largest oil spill in history of State of Maryland) (2001).