Advancing natural resource-based initiatives to achieve our clients’ most critical challenges.

Our team of skilled attorneys is committed to advancing our clients’ efforts to achieve resilient and sustainable solutions in a changing environment while conserving our natural resources.

We perform a range of services from counseling clients on applicable laws and regulations for their activities and negotiating to resolve enforcement and administrative actions to guiding clients through environmental crises and litigating environmental claims where resolutions are not otherwise possible. 


Plauché & Carr’s environmental and natural resources practice focuses on helping clients resolve multifaceted regulatory issues on a broad spectrum of matters including:

  • Agriculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Coastal resources and restoration
  • Ecosystem services and markets
  • Environmental compliance and permitting
  • Endangered species
  • Fisheries management
  • Forestry
  • Habitat conservation
  • Natural Resource Damages
  • Shorelines and wetlands

The Plauché & Carr team has a wealth of experience in permitting and compliance related to federal, state, and local environmental laws including:

  • Natural Resource Damages (NRD) actions under the Oil Pollution Act, CERCLA, and their state counterparts
  • Clean Water Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and State Environmental Policy Acts (SEPA)
  • Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
  • Clean Air Act
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act
  • Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Rivers and Harbors Act
  • State and local shoreline and coastal management programs


Pacific Northwest Office

1218 3rd Ave. Suite 2000
Seattle, WA 98101

T: 206.588.4188
F: 206.588.4255
E: info@plauchecarr.com

Gulf Coast Office

1110 River Rd S. Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

T: 225.256.4028
F: 206.588.4255
E: info@plauchecarr.com