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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Hofstra University School of Law, Class Of 2009
Placed at Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin, L.L.P.
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University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Class Of 2015
Placed at Linowes & Blocher, L.L.P.
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Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Class Of 2006
Placed at Dykema Gossett PLLC
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Northwestern University School of Law, Class Of 2015
Placed at McDermott Will & Emery
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New York University School of Law, Class Of 2009
Placed at Swissport USA, Inc.
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Georgetown Law, Class Of 2009
Placed at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP