Kevin R. Murray

Kevin R. Murray

Holland & Hart LLP

Recognized since 1997

Salt Lake City, Utah

Practice Areas

Energy Law

Environmental Law

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As an experienced environment, energy, and natural resources attorney, Mr. Murray assists clients with contaminated property and water issues. His work includes all facets of remediation, compliance, permitting, mergers and acquisitions, land development, and property reuse, especially as these issues relate to current and historic mining, petroleum, and manufacturing industries.

Mr. Murray has significant experience with CERCLA liability including brownfields development, and advises clients on a broad range of matters concerning the acquisition, remediation, and redevelopment of contaminated property. He was the strategist behind the highly innovative and successful Midvale Slag Site, one of the first individuals to use the ER3 program for site remediation, and is known for innovative and unique CERCLA resolutions. He also played a key role in the Richardson Flats remediation, which was recognized by the Department of the Interior as the site of the year for its effective combination of NRD restoration and CERCLA remediation. He has successfully represented public and private clients to transform thousands of acres of brownfields property. He regularly negotiates federal CERCLA Consent Decrees, Administrative Orders on Consent and related agreements. His practice expertise also includes the Clean Water Act, where he counsels clients on compliance and water quality matters.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Mr. Murray was an attorney at Chapman and Cutler LLP.

Contact & Links


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


  • Brigham Young University , JD, graduated 1984
  • Brigham Young University, BA, graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, Utah State Bar


  • Pioneer Theatre Company - Executive Board and Director of Development
  • Utah Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board; Chairman - Member

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law


  • Listed in Chambers USA, 2010-present
  • Listed in the 2012 “Top 100 Mountain State Super Lawyers”
  • Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers since 2007
  • Listed among the “Utah Legal Elite” by Utah Business, 1998-present
  • Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® with an AV Preeminent® Rating

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