Lori A. Terry Gregory - Foster Pepper PLLC

Lori A. Terry Gregory

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Lori leads the firm’s Environmental practice and for more than 20 years has delivered winning litigation strategies and successful regulatory compliance advice to her clients. She is recognized as one of the nation’s top water quality lawyers and has defended clients against over 75 agency or citizen-suit enforcement actions. Her experience includes representing industrial facilities, manufacturers, agribusiness, retailers, developers, and local governments. She has defended her clients in cases involving some of the most complex water quality issues in the country.

Lori has vast experience with the following:

  • Federal and state Clean Water Acts and regulations
  • NPDES permits and water quality issues
  • State Waste Discharge Permits
  • Stormwater
  • Reuse and reclaimed water
  • Wetlands
  • Section 404 (dredge/fill) permits
  • Section 401 Water Quality Certifications
  • Hydraulic Project Approvals; aquatic leases and easements
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)
  • Use Attainability Analysis and Site Specific Criteria
  • Offsets and trading
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • RCRA

University of Puget SoundJ.D. 1992
Water Environment FederationNorthwest Environmental Business CouncilNational Association of Clean Water AgenciesAmerican Bar Association, Environmental and Litigation SectionsWashington State Bar Association, Environmental, Land Use and Litigation SectionsWashington Women LawyersAssociation of Washington Business Water Quality CommitteeCorporate Council for the Arts

Client Comments

"In my evaluation of the Foster Pepper Law Firm, I am really rating the attorney that I have dealt with, who is Lori Terry Gregory. Her knowledge and performance in the area of Environmental Law is exemplary. Not only does she know the laws, but she is an excellent strategist. She communicates with her non-lawyer clients very effectively."

-Bruce Rawls
Director of Utilities Division
Spokane County

Office Location

1111 Third Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98101-3292
United States

Practice Areas

Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Enforcement Defense, Environmental Permitting, Plaintiffs/Citizen's Suits)
Litigation - Environmental
Natural Resources Law