James E. Benedict - Cable Huston LLP

James E. Benedict

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Jim Benedict combined his chemical engineering background and legal training to develop a practice focused in the areas of environmental, energy, and natural resources law. He regularly advises clients regarding compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws.

Mr. Benedict has developed extensive expertise in siting electric generating facilities. This includes permitting, project documentation, and power sales contract negotiations for natural gas-fired, wind cogeneration, hydroelectric, and geothermal generating projects.

In his hazardous waste practice, Mr. Benedict advises clients on the regulations related to hazardous waste handling, storage, disposal, and hazardous substance remediation activities.

He also represents clients dealing with solid waste regulations, including collection, recycling, disposal and landfill site selection, operations, and closures.

Oregon State UniversityUniversity of HoustonJ.D. 1975

Office Location

1001 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Suite 2000
Portland, OR 97204-1136
United States

Practice Areas

Energy Law (Cogeneration, Electricity, Environmental, Project Development, Public Utility)
Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Clean Water Act, Counseling, Enforcement Defense, Environmental Permitting, Industry, Land Use and Zoning, Litigation, RCRA/Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Superfunds/Environmental Remediation, Water Rights)
Litigation - Environmental