Attorney, Marten Law Group
Michael Lufkin of the Marten Law Group has practiced environmental law for nearly ten years focusing on environmental and natural resource litigation and climate change issues. During the course of his career, Mike has represented both public and private clients in matters involving project permitting, hazardous waste cleanup, development of environmental impact statements and energy facility siting.
Mike has special expertise in the area of climate change. He assists clients in strategically analyzing their greenhouse gas assets and liabilities and helps tailor carbon management strategies to meet their business goals. In 2004, Mike took a one-year leave of absence from the firm in order to study climate change issues in the European Union. He received a fellowship from the Robert Bosch Foundation that enabled him to study the new European Union program on carbon emissions trading while working for the German government. Mike writes and speaks frequently on the issue of climate change and carbon emissions including frequent articles for Lexis Nexis’ Environmental Law and Climate Change Center. He has also been a guest lecturer at Seattle University where he taught about the Clean Air Act and climate change issues to undergraduates.
· Marten Law Group PLLC, Seattle, WA (2004 - Present)
· Washington State Attorney General’s Office, Olympia, WA (1997 - 2003)
o Government Compliance Division (2001 - 2003)
o Fish and Wildlife Division (2000 - 2001)
o Agriculture and Health Division (1997 - 2000)
· J.D., *** laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (1997)
· B.A., with honors, Michigan State University
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About Marten Law Group:
Marten Law Group, PLLC is an environmental law firm advising companies and public agencies on some of the most challenging aspects of environmental, land use and natural resource legal matters. With experience in nearly every aspect of environmental law, the group strives to help clients navigate the maze of federal, state, and local regulations in order to resolve disputes and grow their business. The Marten Law Group is a leading legal expert on climate change policy, lending content and ongoing commentary to Lexis Nexis’ Environmental Law and Climate Change Center.