Thomas Jackson

Special Counsel

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Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7710 F: +1.202.585.1009
  • Resort developer – counsel in connection with the preparation of Habitat Conservation Plans and the issuance of incidental take permits under the Endangered Species Act for resort development activities involving the modification of potential habitat for endangered species
  • Utility – counsel in connection with environmental permitting of landfill project, including efforts for Section 404 permit in light of threatened permit elevation by EPA and response to potential listing of site feature on National Register of Historic Places
  • National trade association – federal court litigation challenging the authority of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution to regulate activities on nonfederal land to protect certain types of endangered species
  • Private property owners – litigation against the federal government seeking compensation under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution for a taking of private property as a result of the denial of a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under section 404 of the Clean Water Act
  • Large landowner – litigation in federal district court challenging the designation of critical habitat for a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act
  • Energy companies – counseling on various energy projects (including power plants, pipelines and wind farms) regarding compliance with NEPA, wetlands, ESA and related requirements
  • Energy service company – representation in federal, state and county-level rulemaking and related proceedings concerning oil and gas regulations
  • National trade association – representation in federal appeals court litigation regarding EPA regulation under TSCA of home renovation activities potentially involving lead-based paint
  • Energy company – representation in connection with cleanups of contaminated sediment sites in New York under CERCLA