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Languages spoken: French

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Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 50%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Environmental: 20%
    29 years, 100 cases
  4. Maritime: 10%
    23 years, 50 cases

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  • Walter D. James III

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Bruce Pasfield is one of the most complete environmental lawyers out there. It is a real pleasure wrking with him! WDJiii


    Walter James Environmental and natural resources Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

950 F Street Nw
Washington, DC, 20004-1438


DCActive 200607/06/2016
FLMember in Good Standing198406/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Attorney General's Distinguished Service AwardU.S. Department of Justice2005
Bronze Medal for LitigationU.S. Environmental Protection Agency1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAlston & Bird2005 - Present
Assistant Section ChiefU.S. Department of Justice1990 - 2005
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office1984 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationChairperson of Environmental Enforcement and Crimes Commitee2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Fleet Management Inc. et. al.Charges dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
BNA Environment ReporterSimple Negligence and Clean Water Act Criminal Liability: A Troublesome Mix2010
ALI-ABAs Course of Study, Criminal Enforcement of Environmental LawsIs Simple Negligence a Necessary Compnent of EPA's Crimimal Enforcement of the Clean Water Act: Three Recent Cases Suggest Not2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Enforcement of Environmental LawsWhat's new in the Internal investigation World2010