James Tupper Named 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" in Environmental Litigation in Seattle by Best Lawyers®

Published Nov 04, 2014

Tupper Mack Wells congratulates James Tupper on being named 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Environmental Litigation in the Seattle area by Best Lawyers®. According to Best Lawyers, “Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the ‘Lawyer of the Year,’ making this accolade particularly significant…lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.” In addition to the 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” award, James is also listed in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, and Natural Resources Law.

 James Tupper focuses his practice on environmental law, with an emphasis on water quality, water resources, and shoreline development. James has successfully represented business associations and local governments in resolving complex disputes involving stormwater regulation and water resources policy. He frequently represents clients in matters before the Environmental Hearings Office, including shoreline management, water rights, and NPDES permit appeals. He also advises clients regarding hazardous waste cleanup issues in real estate development and financing. James served two terms on the Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board and Shorelines Hearings Board. Since 2006, James has been included on each year’s Washington Super Lawyers® list.  For more information, click here.

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