Garrison W. Kaufman

Mr. Kaufman's practice focuses on Clean Air matters, advising clients in a wide variety of industries regarding air quality policy, rule development, permitting requirements, administrative enforcement actions and appeals, and litigation at both the state and federal levels. With his extensive experience in State air quality policy development and implementation, Mr. Kaufman is uniquely positioned to help clients strategically plan and protect the operation and growth of their businesses. In addition to his comprehensive knowledge, clients also benefit from Mr. Kaufman's relationships with a broad array of public and private stakeholders including representatives of the oil and gas and mining industries, federal land managers, environmental groups, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and additional state and federal agencies.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Mr. Kaufman served over 11 years with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Air Pollution Control Division as Deputy Division Director, Program Director of the Mobiles Sources Program (emissions from motor vehicles), Legal Administrator, and Advisor to the Air Quality Control Commission. During 14 years in litigation, Mr. Kaufman's work includes clean air enforcement cases as Assistant Attorney General in the Natural Resources Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office, and almost 10 years in private practice handling complex commercial and professional malpractice defense cases.

Mr. Kaufman is admitted to practice in Colorado.

Good to know

Job Types Counsel
Areas of Practice 1) Environment, 2) Energy, 3) Natural Resources, 4) Climate Change, 5) Environmental Compliance, 6) Legislative and Regulatory Affairs and 7) Environmental Litigation
Law School University of Minnesota School of Law (J.D.,1991)
Education Carleton College (B.A.,1987)
Bar Member / Association Colorado Bar Association
Most recent firm Holland & Hart LLP
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