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Jeff Porter Named To 2023 Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders In Environmental Law Guide

BOSTON- Mintz Member and Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Practice, Jeff Porter, has been recognized by the esteemed legal publication Lawdragon as an elite practitioner in the field of environmental law.

The list highlights lawyers who advise clients to help build more sustainable businesses, to develop properties facing environmental challenges, to support efforts to alleviate climate change, and to find insurance coverage for environmental liabilities.

Mr. Porter boasts over three decades of litigation and transactional experience in environmental law, and his clients, including some of the largest global companies, rely on his counsel to address environmental law issues and deliver legal, political, technical, and risk management solutions. He is widely recognized as one of the top environmental lawyers in the country. Notably, for over 18 years, Mr. Porter has consistently been ranked Band 1 by Chambers USA which says “Jeff has deep knowledge of environmental law and marries current knowledge with an understanding of the political and policy environment.”

Active in his community, Mr. Porter is a Trustee of the Massachusetts Environmental Trust, a member of the Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts, and has previously served as Chair of Boston Harbor Now and The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts.

Furthermore, Mr. Porter was a member of Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey and Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll’s transition policy committee and also a member of Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell’s transition committee. In addition, he advised the Massachusetts Legislature’s Committee on Natural Resources and Agriculture during the drafting of the Brownfield legislation that has spurred the beneficial redevelopment of underutilized former industrial sites across the Commonwealth.

Mr. Porter was selected based on the publication’s “time-honed process” of journalistic reporting, nominations and vetting with peers and experts in environmental law.

Read the full Lawdragon article here.

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