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William Lewis Penny

Environmental and natural resources Attorney at Nashville, TN

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  • Licensed for 43 years
    State TN
    Acquired 1981
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Bill's environmental practice covers a wide range of environmental law at the state and federal levels, including natural resource law, mining, remediation, negotiation with regulatory agencies in environmental matters, superfund litigation, RCRA matters, brownfield redevelopment, wetlands, water quality, radiological waste and compliance, and air pollution control.  He is past Chair of the ABA Section of Environment Energy and Resources (2013-14) and was founding chair of both the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations' Environmental Sections..

Location

Burr & Forman, LLP
511 Union St., Suite 2300
Nashville, TN, 37219

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Education

  • Nashville School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1981
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Associations

  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section
  • Section Chair
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Nashville Bar Association, Environmental Law Committee
  • Chair
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Envnironmental Law Section
  • Chair
  • 1991 - 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Leading Practitioner in Environment
  • Chambers USA
  • 2015
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • In-Charge Legal
  • Nashville Post Magazine
  • 2014
  • Best of the Bar
  • Nashville Business Journal
  • 2012
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Nashville Environmental and natural resources Lawyer William Lewis Penny
William Lewis Penny
Environmental and natural resources Attorney
Nashville, TN
Licensed for 43 years