This practice area deals with federal, state, and local laws and regulations that pertain to the earth and its natural resources. Environmental and land use lawyers address the way people and industries such as commercial and residential building developers, industrial and manufacturing companies, and conservationists utilize the land and its resources. Attorneys who practice in this area provide legal advice on matters such as air and water quality, pollution, oil spills, emissions, pesticides, asbestos, wetlands, waste, toxins, hazardous substances, environmental cleanup, landfills, zoning laws, and the protection of animals and their habitats. Environmental and land use lawyers also provide advice on matters that arise under federal laws such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Quality Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Act, and Migratory Bird Act, as well as similar state laws.
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Tulane University Law School, Class Of 2010
Placed at Ballard Spahr LLP
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George Mason University School of Law, Class Of 2016
Placed at Best Best & Krieger LLP.
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Notre Dame Law School, Class Of 2018
Placed at Menn Law Firm, Ltd.
"Nadeen took the time to really get to know me. We spent 20-30 minutes initially and she..." Read more
Temple Law School, Class Of 2017
Placed at Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C.
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Loyola Law School, Class Of 2011
Placed at Newmeyer & Dillion, L.L.P.
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Washington University School of Law, Class Of 2015
Placed at Latham & Watkins LLP.