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About Richard

Richard's practice focuses on environmental and natural resources law and tribal government matters, with an emphasis on environmental regulation and litigation, water and natural resource law, Native American law, administrative law, and inter-governmental negotiations. He counsels private and public sector clients in regulatory program development, compliance and enforcement, environmental risk management, hazardous substance cleanup, natural resource damages, Brownfield development, and tribal economic development. Richard chair's the firm's Tribal Government Practice Group.

school Education

University of Washington School of Law
LL.M - Master of Laws
- 1976

New England School of Law
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1975

University of Miami
No degree provided
- 1968

bookmark Awards

Super Lawyer
Washington Super Lawyers Magazine
2016
Super Lawyer
Washington Super Lawyers Magazine
2015
Super Lawyer
Washington Super Lawyers Magazine
2014
Super Lawyer
Washington Super Lawyers Magazine
2013
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
2012
2012 Top Rated Lawyer
Guide to Energy/Environmental/Natural Resources Law
2012
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
2011
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
2010
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
2006
Super Lawyer
Washington Law & Politics Magazine
2005

group Associations

Member
Washington State Bar Association
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Member
Kings County Bar Association
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Vice Chair
Native American Resource Committee of the Environment
2006 - 2007

import_contacts Published Works

Waiver of Tribal Sovereign Immunity
Short Cressman Burgess
Authority Concerning Environmental Protection Regulations
Short Cressman Burgess
The Assertion of Natural Resource Damage Claims by Indian Tribal Trustees
Environmental Claims Journal
Closing the Circle: Tribal Implementation of the Superfund Program in the Reservation Environment
Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law
Co-author, The Role of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Fighting to Protect and Clean-up the Boundary Waters of the United States: A Case Study of The Upper Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt Environment
Penn State Environmental Law Review
Tribal Water Quality Standards
The Water Report
CERCLA and Transboundary Contamination in the Columbia River," published in Natural Resources & Environment
Volume 21, Number 1 ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.
A Note on 'Prevailing' Parties Under CERCLA's Citizen Suit Provision?: The Award of Fees and Costs in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.
ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter
CERCLA's Divisibility Defense: Summary Judgment Ruling in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Elucidates "Harm" for the Purposes of Divisibility/Apportionment (Co-Author)
WSBA Environmental and Land Use Law Newsletter

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