Odell, Stephen J.

Author Description

Steve Odell is a litigation partner and senior member of Marten Law Group’s Regulatory and Government Controversies practice group, based in the Portland Office. He joined Marten following a distinguished career as an Assistant US Attorney in the District of Oregon, where he successfully handled many of the district’s most consequential and controversial environmental disputes during the last two decades, in cases involving resources and issues ranging from timber, water quality and use, developed recreation, and transportation, to grazing, protected species, wetlands, and energy (encompassing production, transmission, and rate-setting) matters. Steve has also handled cases and been at the forefront of various initiatives addressing highly sensitive environmental issues throughout the country, with a principal focus on those in the West. This, combined with the fact he is a native Westerner, provide Steve with virtually unparalleled knowledge of the unique array of legal and policy issues related to management of natural resources and public lands in the region.

Authored Reports

Lower Snake River Dams: Final Columbia River EIS Considers Breaching Four Lower Snake River Dams