Orford, Adam

Author Description

Adam Orford represents public and private clients in complex environmental civil litigation and regulatory matters for Marten Law PLLC in Portland, Oregon. He has conducted both trial and appellate litigation in federal and state tribunals across the country, including the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, Eastern District of New York, Oregon Offi ce of Administrative Hearings, and Virginia State Corporation Commission. He regularly handles matters involving federal and state environmental and natural resource agencies, including EPA, BLM, USFWS, Oregon DEQ, and the Washington Department of Ecology. He has assisted with the environmental review and compliance aspects of numerous corporate transactions. Adam earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Stone Scholar, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

Authored Reports

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Road to EPA's New "Fracking" Study,Hydraulic Fracturing& Drinking Water: EPA’s Draft Plan to Study Potential Drinking Water Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing - National Debate on Natural Gas Drilling Intensifies,Hydraulic Fracturin