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ENVIRONMENTAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW PRACTICE GROUP
The Environmental & Administrative Law Practice Group is led by the firm’s managing partner Peter Van Tuyn. The practice group also includes senior attorneys Teresa Clemmer and Rebecca Bernard, as well as associate attorney Karen Schmidt. Bessenyey & Van Tuyn LLC attorneys have received Best Lawyer and Super Lawyer recognition, and the firm has received Best Law Firm recognition from U.S. News & World Report in the areas of Environmental Law, Natural Resource Law, and Environmental Litigation. We have substantial experience working with a wide range of individual and organizational clients on a variety of projects – from high profile and controversial energy, environmental and human rights projects to regional, local and individual projects throughout Alaska.
We pride ourselves on overcoming the various challenges (e.g., funding limitations, remote sites, conflicting interests and ideologies, cross-cultural communication, overlapping agency responsibilities) that often can be barriers to successful achievement of a client’s goals in the unique circumstances often present in Alaska. In addressing these challenges, we frequently work as part of inter-disciplinary teams to achieve our client’s goals, including scientific, engineering, economic, and media experts. Throughout all these efforts, we remain vigorous advocates in pursuit of our clients’ goals.
Client references and fee schedule available upon request.