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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

Environment

1 ranked lawyersBand 2ArizonaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highlighted for its handling of water rights matters, with a practice that stretches across several Southwestern states. Possesses expertise in developing and implementing strategies to secure water rights settlements between private parties, state and federal entities, and Native American tribes.

Strengths

Clients emphasize the team's "high-quality service."

Another source comments: "They are professional and knowledgeable. It would be difficult to replace them and we would recommend their services to anyone in need of their help."

An interviewee adds: "The service is excellent. They have years of experience and the importance of that is they understand all of the various discussions going on over the last several years about the Colorado River. They excel at clearly explaining options to the client."

Work highlights

Represented six Irrigation and Electrical Districts in negotiations related to the Western Area Power Administration’s participation in regional energy markets.

Notable practitioners

Sheryl Sweeney advises clients on ownership and breach of contract matters, with further experience in the negotiation of distribution and administration services agreements.
"Her strength is her ability to communicate to a client what their options are. On daunting areas of law she is able to draw on her experience." "She's wonderful."

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Arizona

Environment: Water Rights


Sheryl A Sweeney
Band 1