Sylvia Harrison Leads Chambers
Band 1 Ranking of Environmental
Law Practice

McDonald Carano proudly announces that Chambers USA 2021 ranked our Environment & Natural Resources Law Practice in the highly regarded Band 1 category, which is Chambers’ most prestigious recognition of “legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.” Chambers bases its rankings on in-depth market analysis, competitive assessments and client interviews. During the evaluation process, clients described our environment and natural resources law services as “knowledgeable, timely and cost-efficient. They have the relationships with and respect of the regulatory community.” Another client noted that “the firm is well versed in the subject matter and handles engagements very efficiently.”

In addition to ranking the Environment & Natural Resources Law Practice in the Band 1 category, Chambers recognized Senior Counsel Sylvia Harrison as a “Notable Practitioner” in this field of expertise. Clients describe Sylvia as:

  • “A good operator whom we hold in very high regard.” 
  • “We have engaged her on an array of environmental matters and have found her to be extremely knowledgeable and efficient.” 
  • “She is a very high-caliber, top-notch lawyer, especially on water rights and permitting issues as well as public utility work.”

For more information about Sylvia Harrison, please click here. For more information about the Environment & Natural Resources Law Practice, please click here.

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