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.
"Harrison, thank you! I am grateful for all that you and your team have done for me. While I..." Read moreMichael Thicksten
University of Miami School of Law, Class Of 2014
Placed at Hawkins & Parnell, LLP .
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Vanderbilt University Law School, Class Of 2011
Placed at Centauri Law Group.
"[BCG was] very pro-active. I thought [they had] expansive thinking as far as different..." Read more
University of California, Berkeley, Class Of 1989
Placed at Newmeyer & Dillion, L.L.P.
"Lynn and Brian are an incredible, very effective team! They moved the process along quickly..." Read moreLindsay Docto
Boalt, Class Of 2015
Placed at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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Baylor University School of Law, Class of 2006