Sacks Tierney P.A.

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Scottsdale-Phoenix | 480.425.2600

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Judith M. Dworkin Judith Dworkin

Kate Hoover Kate Hoover

Patty A. Ferguson Patty Ferguson-Bohnee




Water, Environmental and Natural Resources Law

Sacks Tierney's water and environmental lawyers can help you achieve your goals in an era of growing regulation and litigation.

Our attorneys handle negotiations, litigation, lobbying, and strategic planning related to groundwater, surface water, effluent and Central Arizona Project water. We have represented municipalities, tribes, developers, the State of Arizona, and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District in water-related matters.

In addition, we have experience in instate and interstate apportionment of water resources, resolution of environmental issues associated with the:

  • Arizona Groundwater Management Act

  • Arizona Water Quality Act

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as "Superfund"

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

  • Clean Water Act

  • Clean Air Act

  • Endangered Species Act

Members of this practice group have represented water and energy utilities before the Arizona Corporation Commission and frequently practice in administrative proceedings; state, tribal and federal courts; and arbitrations and mediations. In addition, we prepared the legal opinion for the State of Arizona on the Law of the Colorado River.