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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
211 WEST 6TH STREET
SUITE 1110
AUSTIN, TX 78701-3443
United States

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United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

Already reputed in air and water pollution control, solid and hazardous waste management, response to accidental releases, Superfund, toxic torts, wetlands regulation, endangered species and environmental impact analysis, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has been growing its practice in air quality regulatory advocacy and enforcement defense, climate change and alternative energy development, regulation of greenhouse gases, hydraulic fracturing, and underground injection control. The ‘strength and uniqueness’ of the practice is born out of the ‘level and breadth of experience of the lawyers’. For example, in Washington DC, Matthew Morrison’s ‘lengthy experience with EPA and DOJ gives him unmatched insight, experience and skill in representing clients in civil and administrative environmental enforcement actions’, and, in Houston, Thomas Campbell, former general counsel at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is a ‘nationally recognized expert on natural resource damage assessments’. In Austin, Christopher McNevin leads the firm’s environmental litigation team; in Los Angeles, Mark Elliott heads the environmental practice firm wide. Other names to note are LA-based Michael McDonough; Norman Carlin and Margaret Rosegay in San Francisco; Anthony Cavender and Amanda Halter in Houston; and Jeffrey Knight in Washington DC. Clients include Western States Petroleum Association, Costco, Chevron, and Valero Energy Corporation.