James A. Holtkamp - Holland & Hart LLP

James A. Holtkamp

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 801-799-5847

Mr. Holtkamp has more than 35 years experience representing clients on environmental, natural resources, and energy project development issues throughout the United States and in various parts of the world.

His experience includes involvement in air quality regulation, climate change, energy projects, water pollution control, and industrial contamination cleanup.  He is also active in government affairs at the Utah Legislature and various federal, state, and local government agencies.

Mr. Holtkamp served on the staff of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities (Watergate Committee) and as an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Interior before entering private practice.

Mr. Holtkamp is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Utah, where he teaches the Law of Air Pollution Control and the Law of Climate Change. He is licensed to practice in Utah, Colorado, the Federal District Court for the District of Utah, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Brigham Young UniversityBA George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1975
Institute for Secure and Clean Energy at the University of UtahEnergy and Infrastructure Committee, American Bar Association American College of Environmental Lawyers

Office Location

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Salt Lake City Metro Area
James A. Holtkamp has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!James A. Holtkamp has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Energy Law (Administrative, Electricity, Environmental, International, Legislative, Project Development, Public Utility, Regulatory)
Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Air Quality, Counseling, Environmental Permitting, Government Relations, Industry, International, Land Use and Zoning, Negotiation, RCRA/Hazardous Waste, Water Rights)
Natural Resources Law (Energy, Environmental, Mining, Oil & Gas, Regulatory, Water Rights)
Oil and Gas Law (Gas, Minerals, Regulatory)

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male