Rachel maintains a diverse environmental litigation practice with a particular focus on natural resources, including oil and gas, solar facilities, and water rights. She also works on contaminated site cleanup and litigation under CERCLA.
Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond, Rachel served as a Trial Attorney for U.S. Department of Justice’s Natural Resources Section of the Environment and Natural Resources Division for nearly eight years. She defended federal agency actions involving oil and gas, grazing, fishing, mining, solar facilities, hunting, and military training under the Administrative Procedure Act. She has represented the United States in complex de novo litigation relating to water rights, title to submerged lands, management of Indian tribes’ assets, and takings suits. Rachel began her Department of Justice Career through the Attorney General’s Honor Program, and earned outstanding performance awards in 2014 and 2016.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Rachel K. Roberts