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 the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Class Of 1998
Placed at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
"I had burned through a bunch of recruiters who, after there was an initial flurry of..." Read more
Cornell, Class Of 2007
Placed at Pierce Atwood LLP
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Senton Hall, Class Of 2003
Placed at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.
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University of California Berkeley School of Law, Class Of 2010
Placed at Prime Healthcare Services.
"Harrison is very thorough, on top of it, proactive and hard working. It took a lot of pressure off me for you to..." Read more
Washington College of Law, American University, Class Of 1994
Placed at Groom Law Firm
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Columbia Law School, Class Of 2013
Placed at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP