About Jeremy

Arizona and Indian Country environmental counsel and litigation

Jeremy Lite represents clients throughout Arizona and in Indian Country with a primary focus on environmental law and litigation, including the defense of lawsuits alleging asbestos exposure and environmental contamination. He also advises clients on:

  • Water rights
  • State and federal environmental laws
  • Cultural resources
  • Tribal law

Experience in Action

  • Represents potentially responsible parties (PRP) in CERCLA sites and related litigation, including negotiation and implementation of consent decrees.
  • Defends companies against allegations of asbestos personal injury and other environment-related torts and claims.
  • Advises clients involved in infrastructure development and energy projects on complying with NEPA, ESA, NHPA and other governmental approval requirements.
  • Assists clients in complying with Arizona water law, and securing the transfer of water rights and wells in connection with farmland, ranches and other real property transactions in multiple states.
  • Works with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Forest Service and state agencies to convey grazing authority on federal and state lands. Jeremy assists ranchers in borderland areas in working with U.S. Customs & Border Protection and defending private land rights.
  • Works with Native American tribal nations to defend their interests in litigation, assist in economic development and address environmental concerns.
  • Represents airline jet fuel consortiums in connection with environmental issues and remediation projects at major airports.

Professional Recognitions

  • Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Volunteer Lawyers Program Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney (January 2012)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2010–present: Environmental Law; 2011–present: Litigation – Environmental)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association (Member: Environmental Litigation Committee – Section of Litigation)
  • Arizona State Bar (Member: Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)

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