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Holland & Hart LLP

Natural Resources & Environment

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What the team is known for

Remains a clear market leader for environmental law in Utah. Deep bench of specialist attorneys includes several who have previously held posts with state and federal regulators. Covers all aspects of the field, with particular strengths in water rights, air quality compliance and issues arising from Utah's hazardous materials laws. Clients include municipalities and national corporations. Offers significant abilities handling litigation matters as well as providing regulatory advice.

Strengths

"They are fantastic for environment issues," reports a source.

Work highlights

Represented Alyeska Pipeline Services in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in a petition for review of federal hazardous air pollutant standards issued by EPA in 2020.

Notable practitioners

Ashley Peck has a robust environmental law practice with expertise in water and contamination matters. She regularly assists clients with disputes relating to oil spills.
"She has done a wonderful job for us."

Emily Schilling is a respected practitioner recognized for her expertise in clean air issues. She handles compliance and permitting as well as agency enforcement proceedings.
"Emily knows her subject matter very well. She is also easy to work with, responsive and super personable.""She is an excellent air practitioner."

Jody Williams is a highly esteemed practitioner with considerable expertise in water rights. She is well placed to handle mandates involving multiple states.
"Jody is an expert in her field who knows everything and everyone involved with water rights issues in Utah. She truly has her clients’ best interests at heart and I really enjoy working with her."

Kevin Murray is a leading attorney in this space. He attracts praise for his expertise in environmental law and is particularly noted for his knowledge of contamination and remediation matters.
"Kevin always wants to learn about our industry in order to craft tailored solutions for us."

Shawn Welch frequently assists clients with disputes in the oil and gas sector. He also has experience handling contentious land use issues.
"He has deep knowledge in relation to nuanced oil and gas issues."

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Natural Resources & Environment

Holland & Hart LLP

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Location

222 South Main Street

Suite 2200

Salt Lake City

Utah

USA

UT 84101

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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.

Utah

Natural Resources & Environment


Ashley Peck
Band 3
Emily Schilling
Band 2
Jody Williams
Band 1
Kevin R Murray
Band 1
Shawn Welch
Band 3