Norm's practice encompasses natural resources and environmental law, including federal laws and programs such as the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act, the Mining Law of 1872, the National Forest Management Act, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act.
His work focuses on litigation in the federal courts, including appeals, and dealing with federal agencies (Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and Army Corps of Engineers) on rulemaking proposals, permitting and other administrative and regulatory matters. Norm's clients include mining companies, real estate developers, ranchers and their industry trade associations.
Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental
Mining Law and Public Lands
Representative Environmental and Natural Resources Cases
U.S. Supreme Court
Federal Circuit Courts
Other Recent Litigation and Contested Agency Proceedings
Critical Habitat's Limited Role Under the Endangered Species Act and Its Improper Transformation into "Recovery" Habitat
Other Articles and Presentations