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Leading environmental
and energy lawyers.

Marten Law has built a national reputation as a leader in environmental and energy law. Our team of lawyers includes recognized authorities in alternative energy, climate change, air quality, hazardous and solid waste, water resources and water quality, fisheries, environmental review and permitting, and a host of other issues that our business and public clients confront every day. Unlike general practice firms, we focus on one practice area, so that we can be the best at it in the country. More

Owner of a Lonely Heart: Federal Government Liable for CERCLA Damages on Public Lands

Two federal courts recently ruled that the United States may be liable for the cleanup costs associated with historic mining operations as “owners” of public lands. More »

Nothing Great Comes Easily: The Successful Struggle to Secure the City of Bend's New Water Supply Project

Fresh from intense litigation over the spotted frog, Central Oregon has again been the arena of another fierce fight, this time involving the future of the City of Bend’s water supply improvement project. More »

Sarah Dennison-Leonard Joins Marten Law

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Dennison-Leonard has joined the firm as a partner in our Portland office. More »