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ESH&D Blog

Our blog provides relevant and timely information on matters related to the energy, water and environmental fields.

Ellison Schneider Harris & Donlan LLP is a law firm focusing on energy, water, land use and environmental law. Since its founding in 1990, our firm’s goal has been to combine small-firm service with large-firm sophistication and expertise.

From power plant siting and greenhouse gas emission compliance issues to navigating the complexities surrounding California water rights and water quality issues, we are dedicated to providing consistent, high-quality legal advice and creative solutions to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients’ complex legal and regulatory needs.

Associate Attorney Opening. We have an immediate opening for an associate attorney in the water resources practice. Well-qualified candidates will have significant experience with water and natural resources law, and litigation. Candidates with natural resource permitting and administrative law experience will be favored. Writing and legal research skills are a priority. Salary and benefits are competitive with similar practice areas in the Sacramento region. Ideal candidates will have 3 – 7 years of professional experience. Please send your résumé to us, c/o Karen Gunther, 2600 Capitol Ave., Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95816 or to kgunther(at)eslawfirm.com.

Important COVID-19 News

Executive Order on COVID-19 Exempts Critical Infrastructure Workers
We are here to support our clients in this confusing and difficult time. Our clients in the energy and water sectors have asked how the latest Executive Order affects their staffing, management and operations. Click here to learn more and view the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce List by sector. Please call if you have questions about the Executive Order or other matters.

Announcement: Chambers USA 2020 Recognizes Ellison Schneider Harris & Donlan LLP

Ellison Schneider Harris & Donlan LLP is pleased to announce that we have have again been ranked by Chambers USA. The 2020 edition of Chambers USA recognized the firm in the Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation category and also ranked Jeffery Harris as a “leader in his field.” Read more.