Crowell & Moring has snagged a team of five Patton Boggs partners, and two government lawyers, for its Environment & Natural Resources Group.
Senior Counsel Michael Bogert is the former counselor to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. He is also the former Regional Administrator of the EPA’s Region 10, which oversees Alaska and other northwest states. Bogert is a former counsel to the office of then Governor-Elect Arnold Schwarzenegger, and was Chief Deputy Legal Affairs Secretary to California governor Pete Wilson.
Partner Amy Chasanov is an environmental litigator with extensive experience with NEPA, the Clean Water Act, and the Oil Pollution Act. She has participated in state and federal rule-making and litigation, and advises a range of oil & gas and other clients on environmental compliance.
Partner John C. Martin is the former co-chair of the Patton Boggs Environment Group. He represents clients in complex litigation involving natural resources and environmental issues. Martin was an attorney at DOI and the Department of Justice, where he litigated environmental and natural resources issues.
Partner Susan M. Mathiascheck is a recent deputy chair of the Patton Boggs Litigation Department. She advises clients in complex judicial challenges to agency actions and provides counseling on issues concerning endangered species, emergency response, property use and development, air and water emissions, and hazardous waste.
Senior Counsel Robert Meyers is the former Acting Assistant Administrator of the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. Prior to joining the EPA, Meyers served as Deputy Chief Counsel for Energy & Environment and Environmental Counsel for the House Energy & Commerce Committee.
Partner Kyle W. Parker is former Assistant Attorney General in the oil, gas, and mining section of the Alaska Department of Law.
Partner Duane A. Siler has substantial litigation experience under CERCLA, RCRA, the Oil Pollution Act, and other federal and state environmental laws.
Parker will be based in Anchorage, Alaska; the other additions will be based in Washington DC.
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 450 lawyers practicing in litigation, antitrust, government contracts, health care, corporate, intellectual property and a variety of other practice areas. Based in Washington, DC, the firm also has offices in New York, London, Brussels, Los Angeles, and Orange County, California.