Phillip F. Fargotstein | Natural Resources Attorney | Fennemore Craig
  • Education

    • J.D., Harvard Law School
    • B.S., United States Naval Academy
  • Areas of Practice

  • Awards and Honors

    • Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Environmental Law, 2019
    • Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law, 2017-2019
    • Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Environmental, 2005-2019
    • Chambers USA, Leading Lawyers for Business, 2005-2018
    • Recipient, Outstanding Mentor, Arizona State University Program on Law and Sustainability Mentorship Initiative, 2017
    • Diversity Leader Award by the Diversity Journal, 2015
    • Selected, AZ Business Leaders - Law - Environmental, AZ Big Media, 2013-2014
    • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Environmental, 2007-2009, 2012-2014
    • Arizona's Top Lawyers, AZ Business Magazine, 2013
    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Articles And Presentations

     

    Other Articles and Presentations

     

    • Author, "Clean Power Plan: Testing the Limits of EPA's Clean Air Act Authority," Vol. 30 No. 1, ABA Natural Resources and Environment, Summer, 2015
    • Presenter, "EPA Clean Power Plan," Environmental Professionals of AZ, Regulatory Roundup, 2015
    • Co-Author, "Underground Storage Tank Chapter," Arizona Environmental Law Manual, Arizona State Bar
    • Contributing Author, Southern Arizona Environmental Society Monthly Newsletter
    • Contributing Author, Arizona Environmental Law Manual, Published by Federal Publications
    • Lead Section Editor, Natural Resources Law, State Bar Environmental Law Manual
    • Former Editor, State Bar Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section Newsletter
    • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Division, State Bar of Arizona Environmental and Natural Resources Section
    • Former Lecturer, Arizona State University, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    • Lecturer, Hazardous Waste and Pollution Insurance Coverage Issues, National Business Institute
  • PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

    • Member, State Bar of Arizona, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
    • Member, Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Member, State Bar of California
    • Member, American Bar Association, Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section
    • Former Lt. Gov., Southwest District, Kiwanis International
    • Colonel, USMCR (Retired)
  • ADMISSIONS

    • Arizona
    • California (inactive)
    • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Armed Forces
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