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Terry Uhling Receives 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from Association of Corporate Counsel

February 2, 2015

 (Boise, ID) - Terry Uhling, Partner at Marten Law, received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, for the Associating of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Mountain West Chapter. Uhling received the award last Tuesday during the chapter’s annual Awards Gala held at the Zion’s Bank Building in Boise. The ACC is the world’s largest community of in-house counsel. The Mountain West Chapter consists of in-house attorneys from Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah. Each year, the chapter recognizes the accomplishments of four attorneys for outstanding service to their organization and community. Individuals are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee of ACC members. This year, Uhling received the first of its kind, Lifetime Achievement Award from the chapter, along with three other esteemed attorneys, in front of an audience of 130 colleagues, organizations and friends.

"We congratulate all the ACC award winners, and humbly applaud our new partner Terry Uhling on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award," said Marten Law Chairman, Brad Marten. "We know Terry to be a wise counselor, exceptional lawyer and community leader. We are honored to have him as our colleague, and fortunate to have him lead our Idaho environmental and energy practice from our newest office in Sun Valley.”

At Marten Law, Uhling advises the firm and its clients on strategic and complex matters across the spectrum of issues that affect agribusiness, food processing, mining, water and natural resource rights. Uhling served for 10 years as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of J.R. Simplot Company, and currently serves on Simplot’s Board of Directors. Uhling’s work for Simplot has included landmark and precedent setting matters including the successful ongoing permitting and reclamation of the Smoky Canyon Mine in Idaho, the Nez Perc Water Rights Settlement Agreement, and the development and implementation of Sustainable Simplot, an innovative business sustainability program promoting ethical practices that ensure the future vitality of the company’s natural resources. Uhling’s ACC Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the dedication and service he exemplified during his tenure at Simplot and continues to embody at Marten Law.

Marten Law represents clients nationally in complex environmental, energy and natural resource permitting, compliance and litigation matters. They include the largest Superfund cleanup on the country (in the Great Lakes), the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, major wind farm siting projects in California and Nevada, and natural resource litigation in Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

Marten Law has built a national reputation as a leader in environmental, natural resource 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. To ensure that we stay at the forefront of our field, we publish a biweekly newsletter which reaches over 45,000 subscribers in all 50 states and more than 20 countries.