Ranked InNew York
Environment (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Mr Graham concentrates his practice in environmental law; energy and land use, including telecommunications. With a knowledge of all major Federal and New York environmental laws, he counsels on environmental compliance, regulations, litigation, natural resources, renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions, and environmental due diligence with respect to real property use, redevelopment and other commercial transactions. Mr Graham also focuses on brownfield redevelopment and related project development, Great Lakes Basin regulations, as well as defense of government civil and criminal enforcement of environmental laws.
Professional Memberships: American Bar Association, Section on Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law; New York State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section; Bar Association of Erie County, Environmental Law Committee; Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society; University at Buffalo Law School, Dean's Advisory Council, Member.
Career: Joined firm in 1984 and has been a Partner since 1991. Served as firm's Managing Partner from 2001-07.
Publications: Authored white paper titled "Energy Companies, Investors and Lenders Take Notice - New York Takes the Lead on Climate Change Disclosures."
Personal: Indiana School of Law, Bloomington, JD, 1984 and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, 1979.