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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University of Virginia School of Law, Class Of 2013
Placed at Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP.
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Baylor University School of Law, Class of 2006
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New York University School of Law, Class Of 2009
Placed at Swissport USA, Inc.
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Santa Clara University School of Law, Class of 2013
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The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Class Of 2009
Placed at Fisher & Phillips LLP
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Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Class Of 2008
Placed at Tucker Ellis LLP