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Michael Golz


Michael Golz is an associate at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where his practice focuses on environmental law and litigation. Mr. Golz assists clients in litigation and regulatory matters under the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, and other federal and state environmental laws. He also assists clients in water rights matters. Mr. Golz serves clients across a variety of industries including mining, real estate development, energy, and wastewater management.

Prior to joining DGS, Mr. Golz served as a postgraduate legal intern at Stanford Law School’s Environmental Law Clinic. He also worked for the Clinic during law school and served as co-director of the school’s Environmental Law Pro Bono Project. Mr. Golz is a former summer associate in the Environmental Group at DGS.

In 2020, Mr. Golz received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his M.S. from Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, with a concentration in freshwater resources. He also holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics–Economics from Brown University.

Mr. Golz is a member of the Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law, and he regularly reports for the Foundation’s Mineral and Energy Law Newsletter.

Recent Publications

  • “Army Corps Reissues and Revises Nationwide Permits under CWA Section 404 Program and NWP 12 Again Under Attack,” The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law, Natural Resources Law Insight (June 2022) (with Zach Miller)
  • “The Superfund Program Goes Green – Part III,” DGS Clean Energy & Sustainability Group Newsletter (June 2022)
  • “The Superfund Program Goes Green – Part II,” DGS Clean Energy & Sustainability Group Newsletter (February 2022)

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