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Karen M. Mcgaffey

Karen M. Mcgaffey

Practice areas:

Litigation, Environmental and Natural Resources, Energy Project Permitting & Development

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Energy Project Permitting & Development: 20%
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%

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Contact Info

Perkins Coie LLP

1201 3rd Ave
Suite 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199107/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedChambers USA2010
ListedBest Lawyers in America2010
Top LawyersWashington CEO Magazine2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northwest Women's Law CenterPresident1998 - 1999
American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section, Committe on Water QualityVice-Chair1997 - 2006
Northwest Women's Law CenterBoard of Directors1995 - 2001
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationWater Quality and Wetlands: The Year in Review2005
American Bar Association HandbookThe Clean Water Act Handbook (2nd Ed.)2003
University of Puget Sound Law ReviewDenying Private Attorney Fee Recovery Under CERCLA: Bad Law and Bad Policy1993

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Cambridge University, Queens' CollegePhilosophyGraduate Study1986
Dartmouth CollegePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Association of Washington Business Environmental SummitRenewable Portfolio Standards2006
National Business Institute ConferenceChallenges and Opportunities in Water Quality2006
Seminar Group ConferenceGlobal Warming: Corporate Challenges in an Evolving Regulatory Regime2006
National Business Institute ConferenceWater Quality: Statutory Background and Recent Developments2005
National Business Institute ConferenceThe Federal Clean Water Act and State Regulation of Water Quality2004
National Association of Environmental Professionals ConferenceElectric Generating Facilities, Transborder Pollution and Environmental Assessment2004
National Business Institute ConferenceFederal and State Regulation of Water Quality in Washington2003
Law Seminars International ConferenceKey Issues in Environmental Permitting for Energy Projects2002
Northwest Environmental SymposiumTMDLs, Water Quality and the Permitting Process2002
Air and Waste Management Association WorkshopSulfur in Natural Gas: Air Permitting Issues2002
National Business Institute ConferenceWater Quality Regulation in Washington2001
American Bar Association Water Law ConferenceNavigating the Clean Water Act in the Century Ahead2000