B. Andrew Brown

Mr. Brown practices in the area of energy and environmental law; he is the Energy co-Chair and Regulatory Affairs Chair. He represents clients in litigation, administrative actions, enforcement proceedings and complex negotiations relating to environmental review, major facility permitting, water quality, hazardous and solid waste, and soil and groundwater cleanup. In recent cases, he has represented a major utility in contested case proceedings relating to state approvals required for the continued operation of nuclear power plants. He has also represented a seed producer in litigation and administrative matters relating to the environmental review for the deregulation of genetically engineered organisms. Mr. Brown is a Fellow in the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Before attending law school, Mr. Brown was Legislative Aide for energy policy to U.S. Senator Gary Hart. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Brown has served as a Director and as Board Chair (2008-2010) of the Minnesota Environmental Initiative, an organization that promotes partnerships involving government, business and environmental advocacy groups to address challenging environmental issues.

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Areas of Practice 1) Cooperative Law, 2) Asia-Pacific, 3) Clean Technology, 4) Energy Regulation, 5) Environmental, 6) Mergers and Acquisitions, 7) Project Development and Finance, 8) Regulatory Affairs, 9) Energy and 10) Public-Private Project Development
Law School Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1986)
Education Duke University Graduate School (M.A., 1986); Harvard University (M.P.A., 1981); Stanford University (B.A., 1979)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar Association
Most recent firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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