Joan Snyder focuses her practice in the areas of environmental law, natural resources law, environmental and natural resources insurance coverage, and health and safety law.
Joan regularly advises clients on all aspects of state and federal cleanups, including the defense of natural resource damages claims. She has successfully litigated environmental and insurance claims to favorable resolution in state and federal courts, before state and federal administrative law judges, and in arbitration and mediation. A former industrial chemist, Joan also provides clients with practical, cost-effective compliance counseling, including site investigation, remediation and health and safety compliance. She also has extensive experience in the environmental aspects of real estate and business transactions, including negotiating protective contractual terms, obtaining prospective purchaser agreements that limit liability and advising clients on disclosure obligations.
- Northwest Environmental Business Council Cascade Chapter sub-committee
- American Bar Association, Natural Resources, and Energy and Environmental Law Section
“ADR in Environmental and Natural Resource Disputes,” Chapter 31, Alternative Dispute Resolution in Oregon BarBookTM , Oregon State Bar, 2019 ed. in progress