Stan is an attorney in the firm’s Regulatory and Government practice group focusing on land, water, environmental, construction and utility matters. He has represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial, regulatory and litigation matters. Stan regularly represents clients in state and federal court and before various administrative agencies with respect to regulatory oversight and enforcement, water, condemnation, utility and land use issues. Stan also has extensive experience working on utility matters. He has represented private utilities in administrative matters before the Arizona Corporation Commission and other agencies and while being acquired by both governmental and private entities.
Land Stan has represented property owners in both transactional and litigation matters, assisting clients with environmental and other due diligence, dealing with patented and unpatented mining claims, and defending complex condemnation, zoning and contract disputes related to real property.
Water Stan regularly assists clients with respect to the sale and transfer of water rights, administrative matters involving notices of violation, jurisdictional determinations and appeals from adverse agency decisions, as well as, litigation matters related to disputes over water rights, including representation of clients in the Gila River Adjudication.
Environmental Stan regularly represents and counsels clients with respect to environmental due diligence, CERCLA liability, and permitting issues. In addition, Stan has defended clients in multi-million dollar lawsuits under federal and state Superfund laws.
Construction Stan has represented property owners and contractors, at various levels, in contract negotiations, contractual disputes and construction defect litigation. Stan’s experience not only includes his legal representation, but multiple years of employment in the construction industry.
Utilities/Administrative/Energy Stan regularly represents utility and energy clients before the Arizona Corporation Commission and in other settings. His work has included rate cases, assistance with permitting, the acquisition and disposition, including condemnation, of utility properties and the defense of complaints.