Oklahoma City attorney elected Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers

The American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) recently elected Crowe & Dunlevy director LeAnne Burnett as a 2012 Fellow. Each fellow was selected for his/her distinguished experience and high standards in the practice of environmental law and will be officially inducted into the college at its Annual Meeting in October. Burnett is the only Oklahoma attorney to be elected a fellow this year.

“With the election of these 26 lawyers, the college includes a select group of the top lawyers in government service, academia, the NGO community and private practice, drawn from 48 states,” said ACOEL President Brad Marten of Marten Law PLLC. “These individuals, chosen by their peers, have earned this recognition based on achievements over a minimum 15-year period in which they have led the field in all areas of environmental law and policy. The college is honored to have this distinguished class join its ranks.”

Burnett is a director in Crowe & Dunlevy’s Oklahoma City office in the Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group. She is an experienced general litigation and trial lawyer who has expertise in environmental litigation and regulation, including complex litigation and class action defense.

L. Mark Walker, a director with Crowe & Dunlevy, is also a fellow of ACOEL. He is a member of the firm’s Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group.

ACOEL is a professional association of distinguished lawyers who practice in the field of environmental law. Membership is by invitation, and members are recognized by their peers as preeminent in their field. ACOEL members are dedicated to: maintaining and improving the ethical practice of environmental law, the administration of justice and the development of environmental law at both the state and federal level.

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