DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Barker Rosholt & Simpson LLP

Natural Resources

2 ranked lawyersBand 2IdahoUSA 2021 View ranking table

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Well-regarded specialist local firm focusing particularly on water rights, catering to clients in industries such as hydropower and agriculture. Also renowned for its extensive mining expertise, representing entities in litigation concerning their mining interests, as well as advising on permitting and land entry issues. Clients include a number of larger irrigation districts and canal companies. Notable presence in both Boise and Twin Falls.

Strengths

A source comments: "They are the preeminent firm in the water area. Their clientele and relationships are very deep and very valuable."

Another says that "they are a very well-respected and great water law firm."

Notable practitioners

Albert Barker regularly handles cases in the environmental and water law arena, and displays additional strength in commercial litigation and construction matters.
"He is deeply involved with water rights and other environment issues, at the top of the mix."

John Simpson regularly advises clients on water rights and matters concerning the Endangered Species Act.

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Ranked departments can:
  • License the use of Chambers content
  • Access Research Analytics
  • Tailor profile information

View other firms ranked in this practice area

View firm profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Idaho

Natural Resources & Environment


Albert Barker
Band 1
John Simpson
Band 3