Laura Beveridge, a graduate of Cornell Law School (2002), has extensive experience in the field of environmental and natural resource law. She has worked on all aspects of high-profile cases filed in federal, state, and administrative forums and represented clients in a wide variety of rulemaking and permitting processes. Her work involves complex issues arising under the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, and Administrative Procedure Act. She has additional experience in water law, Indian law, land use, and federal and state cleanup law. Most notably, she has worked on federal court cases surrounding oil and gas development on the North Slope of Alaska, tribal cases in the Klamath Basin Water Rights Adjudication, wind energy projects in Kansas and Washington, and the Endangered Species Act polar bear listing decision. In addition, she has spoken and written about her work for the American Bar Association, the American Wind Energy Association, and the Washington State Bar Association. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Beveridge taught college-level lecture courses and seminars in American History. She currently resides in the Boston area with her husband (also a Cornell Law School alum) and her two children.
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