Eric L. Hiser - Jorden Hiser & Joy, PLC

Eric L. Hiser

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 480-505-3927


Eric Hiser practices in the areas of environmental, natural resources and administrative law. He regularly represents clients in manufacturing, steel, petroleum, natural gas production and transmission, mining, metal fabrication, high technology and materials industries with an emphasis on permitting, compliance planning and environmental auditing and assessment, and has served as special counsel to the Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Hearing Board.  Mr. Hiser is recognized by Best Lawyers for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation.


•    J.D. (with high honor and Order of the Coif) from Duke University (1989)
•    M.A. in forestry and environmental studies, Duke University (1989) 
•    A.B. (summa cum laude) from Wabash College (1986)

While at Duke, Mr. Hiser was the Managing Editor of the Duke Law Journal, and later was a law clerk for the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  

Licensure & Affiliations

•    Licensed to practice in Arizona
•    Licensed to practice in New Mexico 
•    Licensed to practice in Wyoming
•    Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for Arizona
•    Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for Alabama
•    Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits 

Community Involvement

Mr. Hiser is a member of the Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section and the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association, where he serves as Vice Chair of the Environmental Enforcement and Environmental Crimes Committee and a southwestern regional editor for the Air Quality Committee. He a member of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section and Administrative Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona and is past chair of the Administrative Law Section. Mr. Hiser is a frequent lecturer at both national and regional symposia and seminars, the author of numerous articles on environmental matters, and was a contributing author to the Arizona Environmental Law Manual, published by the State Bar of Arizona, and environmental practice manuals for Arizona and South Carolina.

Duke UniversityJ.D. 1989Duke UniversityMA 1989Wabash CollegeAB 1986
American Bar Assn, SEER, Envt'l Enfm't & Envt'l Crime CommitteeBoy Scouts of AmericaAir & Waste Management AssociationAmerican Bar Assn, Administrative Law & Reg. Practice SectionState Bar of AZ, Administrative Law SectionAmerican Bar Assn, SEER, Air Quality Committee

Office Location

5080 North 40th Street, Suite 245
Phoenix, AZ 85018
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Phoenix Metro Area
Eric L. Hiser has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law (Environmental Permitting, Mining, RCRA/Hazardous Waste)
Litigation - Environmental

Other Information

Gender: Male