Van Ness Feldman Again Recognized as a Leading Law Firm by Chambers USA, Legal 500

June 11, 2012

Washington, DC and Seattle, WA – This month, both Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500, United States, 2012 recognized Van Ness Feldman as a leading law firm in numerous areas of practice. 

Stating “Van Ness Feldman is a name synonymous with the energy industry,” and “one of the region’s best and broadest [real estate/land use] practices,” Chambers USA once again gave the firm high praise for its Electricity, Oil & Gas, Government Relations, Environmental, Real Estate, Native American Law and Transportation (for Shippers) practices, and ranked the firm’s Climate Change practice in its highest band.  Additionally, Chambers distinguished fifteen Van Ness Feldman attorneys as leaders in their field.  Click here to view the complete rankings and commentaries.

The Legal 500 ranked Van Ness Feldman as one of only two top-tier firms in the Energy: regulatory practice area.  The Legal 500 describes the firm as a “regulatory powerhouse” and cites a client’s comment that other firms “pale in comparison” when it comes to policy.  The Legal 500 noted the firm’s expertise across all areas of energy regulatory law including electric, hydroelectric, and gas, as well as related litigation before administrative bodies and the courts.  In addition, Van Ness Feldman was recognized among the leading firms for Environment: transaction and regulatory.  The editors recommended four Van Ness Feldman lawyers specifically as leaders in these categories.  Click here to read the entire narrative about Van Ness Feldman in The Legal 500


With over 110 professionals in Washington, DC and Seattle, WA, Van Ness Feldman is a recognized national leader focused on law and policy relating to energy, the environment, natural resources, land use, and real estate. Clients benefit from the firm’s strategic and substantive approach to problem-solving, as well as from our professionals’ deep understanding of our clients’ industries and business imperatives.  The firm excels at large-scale project development from concept to ribbon-cutting, as well as in representing clients on their day-to-day commercial, regulatory, litigation, and policy needs.  Learn more at   

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