Chris Carr is widely regarded as one of the leading energy and environmental lawyers in the United States. Drawing on his experience with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of State, Mr. Carr represents businesses, land developers, private individuals, public agencies, and nonprofits in all areas of environmental and natural resource law, including energy, transportation, water, forestry, mining, coastal and marine resources, and agriculture.
In particular, his practice focuses on permitting and litigation under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Clean Water Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as their California counterparts: the California ESA, the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). He is experienced in local, state, federal, and international laws, regulations, initiatives, and programs promoting the development of clean energy.
Mr. Carr frequently litigates challenges to environmental permits, approvals, and review documents in federal and state courts, and defends against “citizen suits” brought under federal environmental statutes.
Paul Hastings’ Global Growth Streak Continues with Addition of Leading Energy and Environmental Partner Duo in San Francisco
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