Helping our clients meet their mining-related goals


Parsons Behle & Latimer’s mining attorneys offer clients considerable experience in federal and state level rulemaking matters. The attorneys at Parsons represent some of the West's largest mining companies before state and federal regulatory agencies on myriad issues including land use authorizations, environmental permits, water rights, electric power generation and transmission, and mine safety and health. Our attorneys represent regulated industries and suppliers in civil and criminal investigations before local agencies and other governmental bodies. Our Government Relations & Regulatory team combines their substantive legal experience and intricate knowledge of the legislative and administrative processes to help mining clients assess, develop and meet their objectives before state and federal government agencies.


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Barneck v. UDOT, 2015 UT 50, 353 P.3d 140

In Barneck v. UDOT, 2015 UT 50, 353 P.3d 140, we represented injured parties in case in which court held that “management of flood waters” exception in the Governmental Immunity Act did not apply to UDOT’s handling of a plugged culvert that resulted in a collapsed road.

Idaho Guide and Outfitting Properties

Representing various buyers and sellers of multiple fishing and hunting lodge properties. Successfully negotiated, documented and steered clients through the complex issues surrounding the purchasing and licensing process of recreational properties tied to guide licenses. Worked with the Idaho Guide Licensing Board (IGOLB), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and US Forest Service to ensure these transactions are successfully closed.

Defeated Proposed Litigation

Defeated proposed legislation for multiple clients during the 2021 Idaho legislative session.