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Snell & Wilmer LLP

Environment

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ArizonaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Commended for its expertise in handling a wide range of environmental and permitting work in the areas of air quality, water quality, land use and zoning. Also highly experienced in related litigation. Serves a range of public and private entities including real estate developers and electricity companies. Often advises clients on permitting and regulatory issues before federal agencies and departments. Expert understanding of matters associated with brownfield redevelopments.

Strengths

A client comments: "It is a large and full-service law firm. Our partnership with them is a positive one."

Another source comments: "They meet deadlines and give good advice."

Clients note the firm is "extremely responsive and service-oriented."

Notable practitioners

William Staudenmaier is regularly involved in the acquisition and protection of water rights for industrial and agricultural users. He also assists client with permitting issues.
"He is knowledgeable and strong in the complex water resources arena." "He is the dean of the water law space."

Lucas Narducci is particularly active for clients in the mining industry, advising on surface water and mineral rights and permitting issues. He also represents clients in investigations related to remediation programs and in ownership litigation.
"Lucas is a senior and very experienced counsel. He doesn't give you a laundry list of risks. He is good at coming up with unique ideas to mitigate risks." "He has seen a lot of issues and comes up with practical solutions to them."

Mitchell Klein offers strength in contentious mandates related to environmental issues, covering permitting and remedial action disputes. He also advises on matters involving the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.
"He excels in the areas of environmental compliance and litigation." "He demonstrates a high level of expertise in regulatory issues. He approaches issues very strategically and shows excellent negotiation skills."

Patrick Paul has particular expertise in environmental litigation, including asbestos and pollution claims. He is also noted for his regulatory compliance capabilities.

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Environment

Snell & Wilmer LLP

firm
Location

One Arizona Center

400 East Van Buren Street

Suite 1900

Phoenix

Arizona

USA

AZ 85004-2202

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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.

Arizona

Environment


Lucas J Narducci
Senior Statespeople
Mitchell Klein
Band 3
Patrick Paul
Band 3

Environment: Water Rights


L William Staudenmaier
Band 1