Professionals / W. Parker Moore
W. Parker Moore
1350 I Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-3311
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Parker dedicates his practice to successful project development. He helps clients nationwide from every economic sector navigate issues arising under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and related environmental laws. He also defends clients against agency enforcement actions and citizen suits, applying his substantive knowledge of natural resources law and project development to craft creative, sound and successful legal strategies. He co-chairs B&D’s Environmental Practice Group and its NEPA, Wetlands, and ESA Section.
Parker’s experience includes:
Before joining Beveridge & Diamond, Parker clerked at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He also is a professionally-trained wetlands ecologist and has years of experience identifying wetlands, obtaining jurisdictional determinations from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, surveying for endangered species and drafting NEPA documents. He holds a B.S. in Natural Resources (Geology and Forestry) from the University of the South, and he graduated magna cum laude from Vermont Law School.
Parker has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Editions 2013-2016 as a "Rising Star."
The Endangered Species Act: Coming Soon to a Project Near You, Construction Law Superconference: 2013
Issues Affecting Pipeline Development (moderator), Energy Bar Association: 2013
Impacts of the New National Wetlands Plant List on CWA Jurisdiction, ARTBA Transportation Construction Law and Regulatory Forum: 2013
NEPA – The Magna Carta of Environmental Law, Environmental Law Institute’s Eastern Env. Law Boot Camp: 2012, 2013
New Wetlands Guidance and Nationwide Permits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce: 2011