Dixon P. Pike - Pierce Atwood LLP

Dixon P. Pike

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Dixon P. Pike, partner at Pierce Atwood, has extensive experience assisting clients with environmental permitting, compliance, and enforcement defense issues. He focuses primarily on state and federal air laws, including involvement in hundreds of air permitting matters,   numerous federal and state rulemakings , state and federal PSD enforcement actions, GHG/BART/MACT strategies  and compliance counseling.  Has served as environmental counsel to Maine Pulp and Paper Association for over 15 years.  

Boston University School of LawJ.D.

Case History

Recent Experience

Kazakhstan Transition to a Green Economy.  In 2014, Pierce Atwood was engaged to introduce Kazakhstan to transition to a green economy and to harmonize Kazakhstan’s laws with international best practices.  Working together with local lawyers, Dixon was a member of a Pierce Atwood team who employed their expertise in the areas of waste management, water quality and water usage management, air emissions quality and renewable energy to draft amendments to numerous laws, including Kazakhstan’s Environmental Code, Water Code, Tax Code, Administrative Offences Code, Renewable Energy Law, and Electricity Law.

Calpine Corporation Acquisition of Fore River Generating Station.  Dixon served as lead outside local environmental counsel to Houston-based Calpine Corporation, on its purchase of the 809 MW Fore River Generating Station in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, from Chicago-based Exelon Corporation.

Biomass heating at engineered wood products facility. Served as lead counsel to a wood products facility in obtaining all required permits and approvals (including approval of NOx offsets for VOCs) for a new manufacturing line and a new biomass-fired central heating unit.

Office Location

Merrill's Wharf
254 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Portland-ME Metro Area
Dixon P. Pike has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Other Information

Gender: Male