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 Pennsylvania Law School, Class Of 2015
Placed at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
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Southern Methodist University, Class Of 2013
Placed at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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New York University School of Law, Class Of 2011
Placed at Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson, PLC
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University of Michigan Law School, Class Of 2013
Placed at Holland & Hart LLP
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University of San Diego School of Law, Class Of 2004
Placed at McGuireWoods LLP.
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University of Minnesota Law School, Class Of 2010
Placed at Latham & Watkins LLP.