Lucas Satterlee is a senior associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where his practice focuses on environmental, energy, and natural resources law with an emphasis on environmental review, permitting, litigation, and transactional matters associated with project development and regulatory compliance. His environmental law practice consists of navigating the state and federal environmental permitting process for clients in the mining, energy, and manufacturing industries. This work often involves matters pertaining to the environmental review process, air and water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, public lands, and other environmental and natural resource issues. Lucas also has experience handling transactions in renewable energy project finance, in addition to advising clients on issues related to unmanned systems (drones).
While in law school, Mr. Satterlee worked as a legal intern at the U.S. Department of Justice (Environment and Natural Resources Division) and the U.S. Department of Energy (Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy). These experiences provided him with unique insight into federal agency decision-making and litigation practice.
Mr. Satterlee is a member of the Colorado Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section Advisory Council. He is an active member of the American Bar Association and currently serves on the ABA SEER Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation and Brownfields Transactions Committees. He is also a member of The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law.
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