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Christopher R. Reeves is an environmental attorney with the Atlanta office of the Finley Firm, P.C.  Mr. Reeves’ practice includes environmental and mass tort litigation.  Mr. Reeves has been acknowledged for his work on environmental issues, being named a “Rising Star – Super Lawyer” for Environmental Litigation.  He has also published with several legal journals, newsletters, and offered legal commentary, all related to environmental law.

At the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, Mr. Reeves gained experience with environmental legal issues including cost recovery actions, permitting violations, and other regulatory matters relating to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, CERCLA, RCRA, Superfund, Endangered Species Act and EPCRA. Mr. Reeves also has experience as a policy analyst providing support to the EPA on brownfields, RCRA, and Clean Air Act proposed regulations.


Mr. Reeves clerked under Chief Administrative Law Judge Ronnie A. Yoder, at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he handled violations under DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations including the 1996 crash of ValuJet flight 592 and the death of musician Walter Hyatt.


Mr. Reeves received his J.D. degree in 2001 from Vermont Law School, where he also received his Masters of Law, cum laude, in Environmental Law. He was the Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law and a participant of Moot Court. Mr. Reeves graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. degree in Biology in 1998, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society.


Mr. Reeves can be contacted at:

Christopher R. Reeves, Esq.


Attorneys at Law

(404)320-9979 - voice

(404)320-9978 – fax


Languages spoken: French, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 65%
    12 years
  2. Health Care: 20%
    14 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    14 years

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Contact info

The Finley Firm, P.C.

2931 North Druid Hills Road
Suite A
Atlanta, GA, 30329-3930


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200211/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star - Super LawyerKey Professional Media, Inc.2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Finley Firm, P.C.2008 - Present
AssociateSwift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nature ConservancyN/AN/A
Georgia Bar FoundationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Atlanta Bar Association, Environmental and Toxic Tort SectionN/AN/A
International Environmental Law Research CentreN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationClimate Change Litigation: When and Where Will the Next Storm Hit2008
The Georgia Environmental DeskbookAll2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolEnvironmental LawMasters2001
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of South CarolinaBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Liability ConferenceEnvironmental Coverage - Vapor Intrusion2007
Atlanta Chapter I-DayEmerging Issues In Environmental Law2007