Gregor McGregor Co-Chair of Jan 2019 National Environmental Law Seminar at Snowmass, Colorado Featured

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Gregor I. McGregor of McGregor & Legere, PC will once again co-chair the 2019 Environmental, Land Use and Energy Law Seminar taking place at Snowmass, CO on January 2-6, 2019 at the National CLE & Ski Conference.

Attorneys, engineers, scientists, planners and other professionals, as well as corporate managers and property owners attend this annual seminar to:

  • Experts on important environmental, land use, and energy law developments provide insights in a fun learning environment
  • Network with program faculty comprised of national experts from across the country in 10 areas of legal practice as well as with fellow attendees
  • Catch up on current environmental, land use and energy issues, including Clean Water Act and RCRA citizen suits, buying and selling dirty property, energy industry changing perspectives on federalism, accessory dwelling units, challenges for condominium and other homeowner associations, shoreline protection designs and approaches for coastal properties, takings claims and the federal courts, update on important land use decisions, real estate development update, key legal challenges in finding adequate water supply for municipalities and water intensive businesses, and stakeholder engagement in risk and crisis communication.

The program has been presented over 30 years and is updated yearly. Mr. McGregor's co-chairs are respected environmental attorneys Timothy R. Henderson, Rich & Henderson PC, Annapolis, MD and Brian J. Connolly, Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC, Denver, CO.

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Gregor I. McGregor, Esq.

GREGOR I. McGREGOR, Esq. is the founder of New England’s oldest environmental law firm McGregor & Associates, PC in Boston, formed in 1975 and now McGregor & Legere, PC. The firm handles all aspects of environmental law, land use, real estate, and related litigation. The firm is a founding member of the Environmental Law Network (ELN), an alliance of specialty law firms, in the United States and abroad, sharing their legal expertise and practical experience for the benefit of their clients. Mr. McGregor enjoys Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for attorneys (AV).

In 45 years of environmental practice, Mr. McGregor's cases in court broke new ground in the law of Environmental Impact Statements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), wetland and floodplain protection under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, hazardous waste cleanup liability and cost-recovery under the Massachusetts Superfund, reduced taxes and tax exemptions for qualified land conservation transactions, constitutional protections for open space and parkland, Home Rule environmental ordinances and bylaws of cities and towns, law enforcement and contempt remedies, and the constitutional doctrine of Regulatory Takings.

Before 1975, Mr. McGregor was an Assistant Attorney General of Massachusetts and the first chief of the Attorney General’s Division of Environmental Protection. In that capacity he advised and represented the Commonwealth during the formative years of Massachusetts environmental statutes, agencies, regulations, enforcement and cases in court.

Mr. McGregor is editor of the two-volume treatise on Massachusetts Environmental Law, published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.(MCLE). He is co-chair of MCLE’s annual Environmental, Land Use, and Energy Law Conference and MCLE’s Real Estate and Environmental Law Curriculum Advisory Committee. He received from MCLE in 2013 its Scholar-Mentor Award recognizing his dedication to legal scholarship and leadership.

Mr. McGregor chairs the Environmental Committee of the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA) and serves as a member of the REBA Board of Directors. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association (MMLA), which honored him for his career contributions to legal education and effective advocacy on the Home Rule Doctrine. At the National CLE Conference in Vail, CO, Mr. McGregor co-chairs an annual seminar on Environmental Law, Land Use, Energy & Litigation for attorneys from across the United States.

Mr. McGregor is a long time member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) having served as Board President twice. He has handled several cases for MACC as amicus and is a regular presenter at their annual meeting.

Mr. McGregor is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School.

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