Ian A. Shavitz Presents At Conference On Tribal Water In The Southwest
June 19, 2020 | Press Releases
WASHINGTON, DC – On June 6, 2020, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Partner and Environment & Energy Team Leader Ian Shavitz presented at The Seventh Annual Comprehensive Conference on Tribal Water in the Southwest. The conference was hosted by Law Seminars International and focused on major new developments for Tribal water rights. Mr. Shavitz discussed achieving and maintaining water quality in the absence of federal trust responsibility for addressing contamination, featuring tips for establishing and pursuing claims against potentially responsible parties.
Mr. Shavitz has more than 20 years of experience counseling and advocating for clients on environmental and land use issues associated with developing large-scale infrastructure, energy, and commercial projects; securing federal, state and local governmental permits and approvals; advising sellers, purchasers, lenders, and investors on environmental issues associated with corporate, real estate and energy transactions; and advocating for favorable policy decisions and legislation before Congress. Mr. Shavitz’s clients have included corporations, municipalities, developers, investors, state and local governments, private equity funds, and Indian tribes.
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