David Blount is a partner in the Portland office of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP. He has directed the firm's multi-state environmental practice group since 1989. Mr. Blount has thirty years of regulatory and litigation experience in environmental law, insurance and hazardous substance issues. A former enforcement attorney at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters, Mr. Blount represents industrial, manufacturing, transportation, financial services, real estate businesses and educational facilities with permit needs, claims and transactions involving environmental and regulatory issues. He has in-depth experience with federal, state and local regulatory programs and tries cases in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.