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Perkins Coie LLP

Natural Resources & Environment

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What the team is known for

A strong practice which utilizes its impressive regional resources in both litigious and transactional matters. Water law and environmental compliance remain particular areas of expertise, and clients also benefit from key attorneys' previous experience working within government agencies in related industry sectors. Serves a host of clients, including mining companies, public utilities and national advocacy groups such as the National Alliance of Forest Owners. Also experienced in representing municipalities with regard to water rights.

Strengths

One source says that "they have strong environmental policy prowess, have excellent resources and are smart."

Work highlights

Representing the Idaho State Legislature as defendant-intervenor in defending the Bureau of Land Management’s land and resource management plans for sage-grouse against a lawsuit brought by environmental plaintiffs who are challenging these plans and asserting violations of various environmental statutes.

Notable practitioners

Erika Malmen 's esteemed natural resources and environment practice includes advising on regulatory compliance and issues arising from mining and energy projects.
"She is a leading lawyer who has a really good grasp of the general policies of particular areas and has a good sense of where things are headed." "She is experienced in a wide array of natural resource issues and is thorough in the work she does."

Robert Maynard maintains a highly regarded contentious and advisory practice. He frequently advises on complex public land issues, drawing on notable strength in water and mining law as well as financing transactions.
"He is a leading lawyer; his knowledge of a particular area is very deep." "He is a terrific team leader due to his vast experience."

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Overview

Perkins Coie attorneys have the experience, depth and breadth to address any environmental or natural resource issue. With more than 100 environment and natural resources attorneys in offices across the United States, our practice helps clients navigate through the complex regulatory framework of environmental law.

Perkins Coie’s Boise office is well known for its expertise in environment, energy and natural resource law and in administrative and water law. The Boise office is particularly recognized for its mining, forest products, agribusiness, and traditional and renewable energy industry focus and has specialized expertise in Indian law and public lands management and permitting.
Our Boise office serves a diverse mix of clients in Idaho with local, national and global needs. Our clients range from start-ups to FORTUNE 50 companies. Working with the resources available firmwide, the Boise office, in addition to Natural Resources and Environment, provides legal services in business governance and transactions, litigation, energy, labor and employment, intellectual property, land use and real estate, and government contracts.

As part of an AmLaw 50 firm, the Boise office has the unique ability to capitalize on a national practice group of over 100 EER attorneys and a firm of over 1,000 lawyers. No other Idaho firm has the human resources or in-house expertise to compete with it.

Natural Resources & Environment

Perkins Coie LLP

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Location

1111 West Jefferson Street

Suite 500

Boise

Idaho

USA

ID 83702-5391

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Idaho

Natural Resources & Environment


Erika Malmen
Band 1
Robert Maynard
Band 1