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Representative Experience

City of Ephrata: Landfill Investigation and Remediation

The City of Ephrata owned and operated what is now the Grant County landfill from the 1940’s until the 1970’s, when it transferred operations and eventually ownership of the landfill to Grant County. More

City of Moses Lake: CERCLA and MTCA Cost Recovery

We represented the City in a CERCLA and MTCA cost recovery and contribution action to recover millions of dollars in remediation costs for a drinking water well field that was contaminated by an adjacent former military base, now a federal Superfund site, and successfully prosecuted claims against the military. More

Commercial Developer: Citizen Suit Defense

We defended a property owner and developer who was the target of a citizen’s suit alleging violation of the Clean Water Act in connection with the development, permitting, and construction of a large residential development. Defense of the case required coordination with the U.S. More

Commercial Transactions

Transmission Infrastructure Development

  • On behalf of multiple clients, negotiated and drafted transactional document package for 250-mile long, 345-kV transmission line in South Dakota and Minnesota, valued at more than $700 million

“Downstream” Project Participation Agreements

  • On behalf of joint action agency, negotiated and drafted “downstream” subscription agreements for capacity rights in new transmission facilities


Complex Litigation Settlement

Multi-party Agreement to Settle Decades of Bonneville Power Administration Litigation

  • Served as co-lead negotiator and lead drafter of comprehensive agreement to settle decades of litigation over the Bonneville Power Administration’s Residential Exchange Program