Nossaman Expands Environment & Land Use Practice, Washington Office with Addition of Leading Attorney Kate Felton

Nossaman News Release

Seattle, WA – We are pleased to announce Kate Felton has joined our Environment & Land Use Group. Kate will serve as a partner in the Seattle, Washington office. She joins us from Murphy, Armstrong and Felton.

Kate advises and defends business entities, institutions and individuals throughout the Pacific Northwest in complex, multi-party litigation including business disputes, environmental contamination, cost-recovery and contribution liability under federal and state law and natural resource damages liability under federal and state law. In addition, she represents clients performing voluntary remediation of contaminated sites under government agency oversight and advises clients on matters of environmental regulatory compliance.

“Kate has a stellar reputation in the Pacific Northwest, where she is recognized as a trusted advisor to companies and agencies in the environmental space,” said Ben Rubin, chair of Nossaman’s Environment & Land Use Group. “We are excited she is joining the Firm.”

“Kate’s addition helps us grow the Seattle office and strengthen our offerings to clients in the region,” said Svend Brandt-Erichsen, office administrative partner for Seattle and a partner in the Environment & Land Use Group. “We are pleased she is joining Nossaman.”

Nossaman’s Environment & Land Use Group thrives at the intersection of law, policy, engineering and science. Our team-oriented approach helps clients bring projects in on time and within budget. The Group is perennially recognized by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 as one of the leading practices in the nation.

Commenting on her move to Nossaman, Kate said, “Nossaman’s commitment to the Seattle region, its highly regarded environment and land use practice and its outstanding team of attorneys made it very attractive to me.” She added that she looks forward to “growing the Seattle office and the environmental group and helping her clients successfully navigate challenges and seize opportunities in the environmental sector.”

Kate is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association, as well as a member of the Alaska Bar Association. She is a former chair of the Environmental Law Section of the King County Bar Association and previously served as a board member of the King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers. She graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Economics and obtained her J.D. from the University of Oregon.

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