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Gregory S. McElroy

Practice areas:

Environmental and Natural Resources, Land Use & Zoning, Litigation, Oil & Gas

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Environmental law, land use, and litigation in Seattle and throughout eastern Washington.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 50%
    30 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 30%
    30 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    30 years
  4. Oil & Gas: 5%
    23 years

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Free Consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact Info

McElroy Law Firm, PLLC.

6900 E Green Lake Way N, #123
Seattle, WA, 98115-7511

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198507/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Seattle's Top Rated LawyersALM Legal Leaders2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Rated Lawyers Energy, Environmental & Natural ResourcesThe American Lawyer2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
2010 Top LawyersSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
International Moot CourtUniversity of Minnesota1985
Fellowship National FinalistDanforth Foundation1976
ScholarshipAlcoa Foundation1975

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberMcElroy Law Firm, PLLC1995 - Present
PartnerCable, Haagensen, Benedict, Lybeck & McElroy1992 - 1995
N/ASchwabe, Williamson & Wyatt1990 - 1992
N/AHalverson & Applegate, PS1985 - 1990
Senior Regulatory EngineerRockwell Hanford Operations1980 - 1981
Executive DirectorYakima Valley Conference of Governments1977 - 1980

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionMember2015 - Present
Washington State Bar Association Business Law SectionMember2015 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice SectionMember2015 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Washington Cattlemen's AssociationChoice Member1997 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Saddle Mountain Minerals, L.L.C. v. JoshiReversed on Appeal in Client's Favor
Maughan et al. v. Santiago Bridgewater EstatesReversed in Client's Favor by Washington Court of Appeals Div. III
Jungers et al. v Grant County PUD et al.Summary Judgment for Client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington Cattlemen’s Association"Water Rights: Legal Procedures and Practical Considerations"1998
Unknown“Recent Developments in Water Rights and Litigation"1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Central Washington UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
EARTH, AIR, FIRE & WATER: Making Your Property Rights Pay without Selling the Farm*Energy and Natural Resource Development2008
Washington Cattlemen's AssociationLegal Ethics in Multi-Party Water Rights Litigation1998
Washington Wine Institute Annual Meeting“Water Rights for Viniculture: Four Challenges, Seven Solutions"1997
NW Envirocon National Environmental Seminar (Houston)"Environmental Law for Contractors"1995
NW Envirocon National Environmental Seminar (Chicago)"Environmental Law for Owners, Operators & Contractors"1994