Alexa Shasteen is an environmental, energy, natural resources, and land use litigator, who also advises clients on permitting, environmental review, and real estate transactions.

Alexa counsels clients on environmental remediation and cost recovery; water quality and water rights; renewable energy development; and federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations. Her clients include real estate developers, renewable energy companies, irrigation and drainage districts, water users, and a diverse array of individuals and businesses.

Prior to joining Marten, Alexa clerked for the Hon. Joel H. Bolger of the Alaska Supreme Court and the Hon. William Jay Riley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. As a law clerk, Alexa assisted with all aspects of appellate litigation, drafting pre-argument or pre-conference memoranda and published legal opinions. Alexa earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor on both the Environmental Law Review and the Law and Policy Review. While in law school Alexa participated in the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and the Green New York Clinic, through which she externed with the New York City Law Department's Environmental Law Division. She also spent a summer clerking for the U.S. EPA in the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Special Litigation and Projects Division in Washington, D.C. Before law school, Alexa worked as a legislative aide in the Nebraska Legislature. Alexa received her Bachelor of Arts, with high honors, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in political science and history.

Education & Clerkship

  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Political Science and History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Admissions & Memberships

  • Oregon State Bar Association
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