Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources
At the intersection of the energy, environmental, and natural resources sectors lie the crucial concerns of climate change, conservation, sustainability, resilience, and biodiversity. Our lawyers are forward-thinking and leverage our varied backgrounds to meet client business goals and help our clients navigate through a rapidly changing regulatory world. The transformation in industry is what drives us; we are scholars, innovators, and advisors to our clients. We are recognized as national experts with wide-ranging experience. Our team includes former regulators, engineers, geologists, and environmental consultants.
We understand the synergies in these sectors and help clients assess risks to achieve compliance and regulatory benchmarks while achieving their goals. Our lawyers seamlessly integrate energy-related transactions, environmental issues, and natural resources projects across traditional boundaries. Our strengths stem from understanding law, business, and science. We provide comprehensive solutions, foresee industry trends, and deliver on the needs of our clients. We are actively tailoring solutions, continually adapting to industrial shifts, and delivering strategies that drive success. We are trusted advisors in these arenas, and we are the experts who drive the mechanics of sustainability to help navigate growth.
Why Choose Us?
As advocates in the energy, environmental, and natural resource fields, we are fully immersed in the rapid changes providing opportunities to our clients. The combination of our knowledge, understanding of our clients' ambitious goals, and real-world challenges, makes DWT well-equipped to serve you. Our lawyers are innovative, entrepreneurial, and adept at offering practical solutions. It is our goal to achieve favorable outcomes and advance the developments in the integrated disciplines. Our clients tell us we are geeks, and we love that! Davis Wright Tremaine understands the ever-changing landscape of the energy, environmental, and natural resources disciplines; our lawyers are here to provide you with results that matter.
Charting the Future
Our clients rely on us to navigate the highly regulated environmental sector, but also look to us for advice on how to help lead the change. We want to help you chart your future and lead the change. (View DWT's climate and sustainability commitment.)
Energy and Environmental Blog
- Climate Change
- Infrastructure Development
- Renewable, including Solar, Wind, and Offshore Wind
- Natural Gas and Renewable Natural Gas
- Electric Transmission
- Greenhouse Gas
- Power Purchase Agreements
- Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs)
- California Public Utilities Commission
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Contaminant Regulations
- Environmental and Insurance Litigation
- Redevelopment, environmental due diligence and risk analysis
- Project Development
- Water Conservation
- Wildlife Protection
- Land Use and Development