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Tom Lindley

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Recognized for “innovative solutions to seemingly intractable problems,” Tom chaired Perkins Coie’s firmwide Environment, Energy and Resources Practice from 2007-2016 and is now Of Counsel. Noted for strategic advice, Tom has enormous experience with cutting-edge project development, including major industrial facilities, natural resource damage (NRD) and ecosystem services banking, water quality trading, wastewater systems; permits; climate change; enforcement defense; due diligence; audits; and sustainability. Tom’s achievements include helping to conceive and create the nation's first watershed-based multiple source NPDES permit; first statutory Prospective Purchaser Agreement (PPA) protections; first multi-party, multi-species Candidate Conservation Agreement; and first statutory environmental audit privilege.