Michael R. Barr - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Michael R. Barr

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 415-983-1151

Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1973
Western States Petroleum AssociationCalifornia Council for Environmental & Economic Balance (CCEEB)Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Client Comments

"Michael Barr has a high level of expertise with respect to air quality issues; is very professional in dealing with clients; and is an excellent advocate for the client in the public arena, with extremely good communication skills."

-Michael J. Rush
Association of American Railroads

"Mr. Michael Barr has very broad experience in almost every major area of environmental law. In my many dealings with him, he has provided the legal detail and provided the political and practical comments that put it in context. Mr. Barr has the ability to focus on the essence of the matter and to describe it clearly to all who need the information... and get all parties to understand! He is a very creative problem solver and negotiator. His natural demeanor and humor help bring resolution to difficult problems. Mr. Barr is the "go-to guy" for environmental issues!"

-KC Bishop
Senior Consultant
The Chevron Companies

Office Location

Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-5998
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the San Francisco Metro Area
Michael R. Barr has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Air Quality, Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Counseling, Government Relations, Industry, Land Use and Zoning, Mining, Permitting)
Litigation - Environmental