Successfully renegotiated a water right permit with Washington Department of Ecology to facilitate sale, expansion and replanting of Red Mountain AVA vineyard.
Location: Benton County, Washington
Represented a utility in defending water rights related to hydropower production at an existing dam. Prevailed before the Washington Court of Appeals, Thurston County Superior Court and Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board. 194 Wash App 1054
Location: Okanogan County, Washington
Successfully challenged Oregon Department of State Lands permitting decisions before an administrative law judge. OAH Case No. 1403630
Location: Portland, Oregon
Negotiated a favorable settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of a fuel distributor for an accidental diesel spill in a waterway.
Location: Linn County, Oregon
Have counseled Oregon wine industry trade associations on a range of issues including commodity governance, wine labeling, land use, pesticide use and water supply. Have assisted with development of state legislation and administrative regulations.