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Practice Areas

Bart has a diverse practice involving litigation, agency proceedings, enforcement actions, citizen suits, compliance and legislative counseling, and transactional matters concerning a broad range of environmental, land use, and natural resources law. He has worked on national, state, and local issues related to federal statutes and their state counterparts, including the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, FIFRA, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. He regularly represents clients in matters involving federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Department of the Interior. Bart has represented clients ranging from large multinational corporations to startups in a broad array of industries, including private equity, banking, oil and gas, waste services, renewables and clean tech, utility, real estate, manufacturing, chemical, pesticide, seed, and many more.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Nashville Bar Association; Environmental Law Institute; Nashville Tree Foundation Board Member


JD, Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude (2007); MEd, University of Virginia (2001); BA, Sewanee: The University of the South (1996)