We assist clients in navigating the complex regulatory environment under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Bald & Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA), and other federal and state wildlife protection laws.

Our experience includes:

  • Permitting and compliance
    • Section 7 consultation
    • Habitat conservation plans
    • Eagle take permits
    • Avian protection plans, bird and bat conservation strategies, and migratory bird conservation plans
  • ESA and Other Wildlife Litigation
    • Challenging listing decisions and critical habitat designations
    • Defending agency authorizations of clients' projects
    • Defending clients in BGEPA and MBTA criminal proceedings
  • ESA, MBTA, and BGEPA policy development

NATIONAL TIER 1: Environmental & Natural Resources Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

Recognized in 2022 Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms": National Tier 1 for Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, and Litigation – Environmental

Nationwide and State Practices: Chambers USA 2022

Recognized by Chambers USA 2022 in 39 practices including: USA-Nationwide: Environment; Environment; Natural Resources & Environment

BTI's Law Firms with the Best Collaboration

One of nine firms nationwide named in 2017 by leading legal decision makers for “standout collaboration”

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