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
Served as land use and natural resources counsel to Oregon wine industry trade association, including development of legislation governing winery activity on farmland, and industry efforts to reduce pesticide damage and secure long-term water supply; advised industry coalition on 2019 wine labeling legislation.
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