About A Business Law Firm and the Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources Practice
Expanding our environmental and natural resources expertise is one of A Business Law Firm' priorities in its strategic plan, and our nationally recognized Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources practice is a key source of our strength. We represent major businesses in the manufacturing, agricultural, forest products, mining, oil & gas, and renewable energy industries. As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to build and maintain strong relationships with agency officials and industry associations and you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, long-term projects with established clients.
If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.

Role Overview:
A Business Law Firm is seeking an Environmental Attorney with 5+ years of experience to join the environmental section of its Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources practice. This position may be based in any one of our 10 offices. All candidates should have experience in matters involving state and federal cleanup of contaminated sites, and/or compliance with environmental laws. The ideal candidate will enjoy complex legal and factual analysis requiring problem solving and critical thinking.

This attorney will support our clients to meet their everyday environmental law-related needs, including compliance (e.g., chemical reporting, stormwater management, and waste characterization and disposal), cleanup work, responding to government information requests, investigations and enforcement actions, and citizen suit/toxic tort defense. This attorney will also advise clients on the environmental aspects of real estate and corporate transactions including identifying and allocating environmental risks, negotiating and drafting environmental provisions of transaction documents, and obtaining and reviewing environmental site assessments and other diligence materials.

All our attorneys gain exceptional first-hand experience on sophisticated legal matters through their work with other lawyers and clients involving a variety of complex and cutting-edge issues pertaining to natural resources, wildlife, and environmental laws.

Skills Needed to be Effective In this Role:
We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don't expect any one person to embody all of these skills, but the list below describes our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply.
  • Environmental compliance and/or cleanup experience and interest as described in the “Role Overview” section above;
  • Strong communication and writing skills, including the ability to listen actively, think critically, and communicate complex concepts concisely to multiple audiences;
  • Excellent judgment and ability to make clear decisions;
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks for multiple complex projects simultaneously;
  • Self-starter with a commitment to excellence;
  • Desire to invest in yourself and your career;
  • Desire to develop client relationships;
  • Detail oriented and ability to produce client-ready documents;
  • JD from an accredited university;
  • Community engagement; and
  • Membership in good standing in the AK, CA, DC, ID, MN, OR, UT or WA bar (required)