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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Notre Dame Law School, Class Of 2013
Placed at Akerman LLP.
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University of Michigan Law School, Class Of 1996
Placed at Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP.
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The University of Akron School of Law, Class Of 2018
Placed at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., L.P.A.
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Fordham University School of Law, Class of 2010
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Vanderbilt University Law School, Class Of 2011
Placed at Centauri Law Group.
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Washington University School of Law, Class Of 2011
Placed at BatesCarey LLP