Cascadia Law Group

Environmental Attorneys in Seattle and Olympia


Cascadia Law Group welcomes Meghan E. Gavin

October 25, 2017

Cascadia Law Group is delighted to welcome Meghan E. Gavin as an associate in our Seattle office.

Meghan joins us from the chambers of the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, District Judge for the Western District of Washington, where she served as a two-year term law clerk. She worked on a variety of civil and criminal cases involving federal and state law, many of which national and local press followed closely.

Cascadia Law Group welcomes Dennis McLerran

May 10, 2017

The former EPA Region 10 Administrator and Executive Director of the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency will join our Seattle office.

On June 1, Dennis McLerran returns to the practice of law and dispute resolution, becoming Of Counsel at Cascadia Law Group PLLC after serving seven years as the Regional Administrator for EPA Region 10 and as Executive Director of the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. Dennis will focus his practice on environmental, climate change, land use, treaty rights and regional regulatory issues.

Jay Manning appointed Trustee of Eastern Washington University

March 11, 2016

We are happy to announce Jay Manning’s appointment to the Board of Trustees at Eastern Washington University. Gov. Inslee made the appointment effective November 20, 2015. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body for the University, working closely with the University President, the administration, the faculty, and students on fiscal, policy and management issues.

Jay Manning Debrief from Paris: COP-21 UN Climate Talks

December 14, 2015

I was privileged to attend the COP-21 meeting in Paris, where 196 countries from around the world worked to negotiate a new agreement to reduce international emissions of greenhouse gases and limit global warming. I was there supporting the Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC), whose members are the states of Washington, Oregon, and California, and the Province of British Columbia. The four jurisdictions have been working together on climate and energy issues for several years.