Van Ness Feldman LLP

Environment Department

Washington
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What the team is known for

Strong group, well versed in municipal, state and federal environmental permitting, particularly for water supply and energy infrastructure projects. Notable expertise in climate change, air and water quality, endangered species, natural resources and hazardous waste matters. Regularly represents energy developers, recreational marine industries, ports and municipalities. Notably supported by a robust land use practice.

Strengths

According to an impressed client: "They're very effective in carrying out what clients want but are also professional and collegial in dealing with opposing attorneys. There are some out there who feel like maybe they have to be difficult in order to be effective. Van Ness Feldman attorneys prove that you don't have to be difficult in order to be on the top of your game and get effective results for your clients."

An appreciative client says: "We are very satisfied with Van Ness Feldman’s service. They are a highly impressive team of professionals. Their strength is the breadth of knowledge within their organization. There is an expert on staff for any issue that may arise. They are well organized, efficient, responsive, and knowledgeable."

Notable practitioners

Market sources attest that Matthew Love is "one of the best-regarded natural resources lawyers in the state." He is recognized for his expertise in litigation, permitting and transactions for utilities, hydroelectric projects, governmental entitiesand others. A client says: "I've been very impressed by Matt's work. He's been very effective in trying to find creative solutions for the project and facilitate environmental review. His communication skills have been good in bringing parties together and moving the process forward in a productive way."