Geoff Tichenor is a problem solver first, environmental lawyer second. Geoff helps clients to navigate the requirements arising under state and federal environmental laws applicable to air emissions, water discharges, storage tanks, waste management, contaminated lands, chemical storage and spills. He regularly counsels clients facing environmental enforcement actions and presenting complex permitting and compliance questions. Geoff has broad experience representing clients before state and federal agencies. He also regularly advises clients on managing the risks associated with real estate and other business transactions, and on developing effective corporate environmental management and auditing strategies. Geoff was selected as an Oregon Environmental Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2013 and 2014, and as one of the Portland Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2013.
Previously, Geoff worked with Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Chicago, Illinois (2006) and The Collins Law Firm, Naperville, Illinois (2005‑2006). He also served as a law clerk to The Honorable Lesley Wells, United States District Court, Cleveland, Ohio (2004‑2005) and the Oregon Department of Justice, Natural Resources Section, Portland, Oregon (2002‑2004). During law school, Geoff externed with The Honorable Lynn Adelman, United States District Court, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Summer 2003).
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