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Givens Pursley LLP

Natural Resources & Environment

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What the team is known for

Considered to be a market-leading practice with a deep bench of lawyers, especially knowledgeable regarding water law and public land law. Often assists clients with agriculture, mining, manufacturing and utility provisions toward effectively navigating environmental regulations such as the CWA and NEPA. Client base includes individuals, municipalities and companies operating in sectors such as renewable energy, oil and gas, and agriculture.

Strengths

One source says that "their strength derives from their interplay of a real estate land property firm and work on environmental and a really strong water rights component."

Another comments: "They have some very well-established, well-respected partners."

Work highlights

Represented Idaho’s largest municipal water provider in a variety of litigation and transactional matters, including extensive litigation over fundamental water rights questions bearing on the right to refill storage rights and various proceedings in front of the Idaho Public Utilities Commission.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Meyer handles an impressive array of natural resources and environmental matters, with particular strength in water rights and public access law. Interviewees highlight his expert representation of clients such as municipal bodies.
"He is a prolific writer, publisher and well-known lawyer who loves his job."

Gary Allen is well regarded for his expertise in regulatory compliance matters involving environmental and natural resources law. He is also noted for his experience in real estate transactions.

Michael Creamer has a wealth of experience in matters concerning water rights and land use permitting, as well as wider regulatory compliance mandates.

Michael Lawrence frequently advises clients such as municipal water providers on water law concerns, including handling complex disputes.

Preston Carter is increasingly recognized for his handling of complex regulatory compliance matters and litigation. His practice includes issues regarding public access, water rights and air permitting.

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Natural Resources & Environment

Givens Pursley LLP

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Location

601 West Bannock Street

Boise

Idaho

USA

ID 83702

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Idaho

Natural Resources & Environment


Christopher Meyer
Band 1
Gary Allen
Band 3
Michael Creamer
Band 2
Michael Lawrence
Band 3
Preston Carter
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