Portland, Oregon Environmental Attorney
Our environmental lawyer is driven by the pursuit of justice—not just for our Portland clients, but for the environment as well.
We keep in tune with new legal developments in the field so that our clients receive the most informed advice and representation.
Our legal services cover a broad spectrum of environmental law issues. We are here to represent you and safeguard your interests.
Attorney at Law
Frank Hammond graduated 4th in his class from Cornell Law School. Throughout his illustrious career, Frank has successfully represented numerous clients, including corporations, government entities, and non-profit organizations. His impressive case results bear testament to his ability to deliver favorable outcomes even in the most challenging situations. His skillful negotiation tactics and persuasive courtroom presentations have earned him the respect of his peers and the gratitude of his clients.
DEQ v. Oilfield Waste Logistics (OWL)
(Hazardous Waste and Administrative Litigation.) DEQ fined OWL alleging that it had illegally disposed of radioactive waste in Waste Management's hazardous waste landfill in Arlington, OR. DEQ sought a penalty of approximately $320,000. Through argument, I was able to get the fine reduced to approximately $22,000.
DEQ v. Wood Waste Management
(Environmental and Administrative Litigation.) Currently lead attorney in defending WWM from DEQ regulatory overreach seeking to require coverage under NPDES General Permit 1200-Z where the facility at issue does not discharge industrial storm water.
Kahut Companies Transaction
(Solid Waste.) I was lead attorney in a multimillion-dollar transaction for a stock sale of a large Oregon solid waste franchised hauler. The transaction included sale of a materials recovery facility and other property. The sale included the need to transfer several solid waste franchises and other licenses and permits.
Here to Make a Difference
From land use disputes and water rights issues to regulatory compliance and environmental impact assessments, our environmental law firm is committed to devising innovative solutions that align with your objectives.
What truly sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to preserving our natural resources. We believe in balancing economic growth with environmental sustainability, and this principle guides his approach to every case we handle.
From our Portland office, we serve those throughout Clackamas County, Multnomah County, Washington County, Douglas County, Jackson County, and the rest of the state. Discover how we can help you today.
Frank did a great job representing Owl, Inc. an out of state energy waste management company. Frank's relationships with the regulatory agencies and private parties involved was a great asset. He successfully negotiated on our behalf with several different entities. I highly recommend Frank Hammond for all your environmental legal needs.
President and CEO of Oilfield Waste Logistics
We started working with Frank Hammond in 2006 when we needed some help with our closed landfill DEQ permit. Since then, we have used Frank for a lot of our solid waste related needs. He has been a resource for Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association’s conferences. Frank has shown himself to be incredibly resourceful, knowledgeable, and thorough in his work.
I highly recommend him!
Lon French, President of Lincoln Sanitary Co
Law Offices of Frank Hammond have helped our family business for almost two decades. Frank has a mastery of our complex industry and uses common sense and solid legal analysis to guide us to the best possible big picture outcome. I am thankful to have him as a member of our legal team
Rob Thompon, President of Thompon's Sanitary Service
We enlisted Law Office of Frank Hammond to assist us with an extremely large transactional project. Frank and his team diligently reviewed tens of thousands of pages of documents in a relatively short amount of time. They went above and beyond to get our project completed by a crucial deadline. We could not have completed this project without their dedication and quick responsiveness.
Ray Kahut - former COO Kahut Waste Services
Thorough Counsel to Help You Advance Your Goals
Whether you're expanding your business or preparing for a development project, the Law Offices of Frank Hammond can help you with any matters that fall under the environmental law umbrella.
As an experienced environmental lawyer, our attorney understands the intricate dynamics of niche legal issues like solid and hazardous waste, land use, clean water permits, and more. We know how to help you navigate through complex legal terrains with precision, offering comprehensive solutions tailored to your unique needs and goals.
We are not just environmental attorneys; we are advocates for a sustainable future. Our work goes beyond the courtroom, as we strive to educate our clients and the community about the importance of environmental laws in protecting the best interests of you, your business, and the planet.
When it comes to environmental law, trust the Law Office of Frank Hammond, LLC. Connect with us today, and let's work together towards a more sustainable future. We're proud to serve clients throughout Portland, Oregon, and across the state.