Craig S. Trueblood

Craig Trueblood practices environmental, land use and real estate law, including litigation. He focuses on air quality, water quality, Superfund, natural resources restoration, and NEPA/SEPA. Mr. Trueblood is also experienced in helping clients site complex facilities such as incinerators, landfills, telecommunications and mixed–use developments. He counsels a diverse group of clients with interests in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. These clients include BNSF Railway Company, Microchip Technology Incorporated, Sound Transit Authority, Seattle Cold Storage, City of Yakima, Lafarge Corporation, CenturyTel, Eastern Washington Council of Government, T–Mobile, Cingular, and City of Spokane. Craig represented a coalition of Washington and Oregon cities, counties and private companies before the U.S. Supreme Court in City of Chicago v. EDF regarding regulatory designation of municipal incinerator ash as "hazardous waste".

Craig served as the firm's managing partner for the Spokane office until he relocated to Seattle with his family in 1999. He was an adjunct professor of environmental law at Gonzaga University School of Law from 1995 – 1998. His employment before joining the firm included the Idaho Attorney General's Office, Natural Resources Section (1985–1988); the Office of the General Counsel, Bonneville Power Administration (1984–1985); and executive director for the Northwest Environmental Defense Center (1983–1985). In 2003, Craig was recognized by Lewis & Clark Law School as a Distinguished Environmental Law Graduate.

Contact Craig S. Trueblood

Contact Craig S. Trueblood

K&L Gates
925 Fourth Avenue
Suite 2900
Seattle, Washington  98104
Phone: 206.370.8368
Fax: 206.370.6196


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