Lisa Kirschner is a leading environmental law attorney in the Intermountain West. She is recognized for her deep knowledge and experience in federal, state and local compliance obligations in a range of water quality and safe drinking water-related permitting and compliance programs. Clients include industrial, municipalities and interest groups.
As a shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Salt Lake City office, Lisa A. Kirschner concentrates her practice on environmental regulatory counseling under major federal environmental and public lands statutes with a focus on local, state, and federal water quality laws and regulations. Ms. Kirschner teams with clients to obtain, achieve compliance with and defend permits involving all aspects of water quality regulation, including surface and groundwater discharge, underground injection, municipal water supply and treatment and wetlands. She regularly negotiates favorable settlement agreements on behalf of clients faced with water quality enforcement actions at both the state and federal levels.
Ms. Kirschner writes and speaks extensively on water quality-related topics.
Lead environmental litigation counsel in negotiating CWA and RCRA consent decree with the Environmental Protection Agency for two facilities in Missouri.
University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1990)
University of Arizona (M.S., 1984)
Williams College (B.A., 1981)
American Exploration and Mining Association
Utah State Bar Association,
Natural Resource and Environmental Law Sections
Member; Chair (2005 - 2006)
American Bar Association,
Editorial Board of Natural Resources & Environmental Journal
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Parsons Behle & Latimer Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America™. Fifty attorneys recognized: nine as “Lawyer of the Year,” five as “Ones to Watch”,
Parsons Behle & Latimer Ranked Among Top Utah Law Firms by Chambers USA 2021,
Proposed Nationwide Permits and Other Clean Water Act Issues To Keep an Eye On,
Attorney Lisa Kirschner’s Article On Clean Water Act Issues And Proposed Permits Published In Montana Petroleum Assoc.’S “Treasure State Journal.” Read It Here.,