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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

Thomas C. Perry

Marten Law Opens Boise Office

Marten Law PLLC, has expanded its energy and environmental practice by opening an office in Boise, Idaho, with Thomas Perry, formerly General Counsel and chief legal advisor to Idaho Governor, C.L. “Butch” Otter. More

Richard H. Allan

Richard H. Allan

Richard Allan is the managing partner of the firm’s Portland office. Richard represents developers in the acquisition, siting, expansion and operation of major projects, with an emphasis on energy facilities, but also including industrial facilities, ski areas, and destination resorts. More


Sale of Used Transformers Does Not Give Rise to “Arranger Liability,” Fourth Circuit Holds

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has become the most recent circuit court to weigh in on the distinction between when a party can be held liable as an “arranger” under CERCLA and when the party instead sells a “useful product” that contains hazardous substances. More