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Dana Hofstetter

Of Counsel
PHONE   208.388.4867
FAX   208.954.5943
EMAIL   dhofstetter@hawleytroxell.com
Dana Hofstetter
 

Dana has over 25 years of experience covering all aspects of environmental law, public land law, water rights and real property. Her natural resources based legal practice has included all three governmental branches: administrative, legislative, and judicial. She has pursued permit approvals and has defended enforcement actions at key state and federal regulatory agencies. Dana has worked both with the Idaho Legislature and with congressional staff on legislative matters. She has also both defended and prosecuted cases in state and federal courts and has undertaken significant appellate work.


Practice Areas

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D.

GRADUATE: University of California, Berkeley, M.A., Sociology

UNDERGRADUATE: Princeton University, B.S.E., Chemical Engineering

Significant Representation

Water Rights

  • Files and prosecutes claims in water rights adjudications
  • Represents clients in water shortage and water conflict proceedings
  • Obtains new water right permit and transfer approvals
  • Conducts water right due diligence reviews for real estate transactions
  • Defends water right enforcement proceedings
  • Litigates water easement matters

Environmental Compliance

  • Advises on complex legal compliance matters concerning water and air quality, hazardous waste regulation, site remediation, asbestos, PCBs, species protection, transportation, and underground storage tanks
  • Conducts environmental reviews at industrial facilities
  • Advises on permitting issues
  • Conducts environmental compliance due diligence
  • Advises on contamination and remediation issues
  • Prepares environmental liability provisions for transaction documentation
  • Represents potentially responsible parties in site remediation and cost recovery actions
  • Defends and resolves EPA and state enforcement actions

Public Lands

  • Applies for Rights of Way, Leases, Permits, Land Exchanges, Disclaimers of
  • Interest and other public land approvals
  • Represents clients in land and resource management plan proceedings
  • Advises on compliance with state and federal publilc land laws
  • Defends trespass and other enforcement proceedings

 


Dana Hofstetter

Dana Hofstetter

Of Counsel
PHONE   208.388.4867
FAX   208.954.5943
EMAIL   dhofstetter@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Dana has over 25 years of experience covering all aspects of environmental law, public land law, water rights and real property. Her natural resources based legal practice has included all three governmental branches: administrative, legislative, and judicial. She has pursued permit approvals and has defended enforcement actions at key state and federal regulatory agencies. Dana has worked both with the Idaho Legislature and with congressional staff on legislative matters. She has also both defended and prosecuted cases in state and federal courts and has undertaken significant appellate work.


Practice Areas

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D.

GRADUATE: University of California, Berkeley, M.A., Sociology

UNDERGRADUATE: Princeton University, B.S.E., Chemical Engineering

Significant Representation

Water Rights

  • Files and prosecutes claims in water rights adjudications
  • Represents clients in water shortage and water conflict proceedings
  • Obtains new water right permit and transfer approvals
  • Conducts water right due diligence reviews for real estate transactions
  • Defends water right enforcement proceedings
  • Litigates water easement matters

Environmental Compliance

  • Advises on complex legal compliance matters concerning water and air quality, hazardous waste regulation, site remediation, asbestos, PCBs, species protection, transportation, and underground storage tanks
  • Conducts environmental reviews at industrial facilities
  • Advises on permitting issues
  • Conducts environmental compliance due diligence
  • Advises on contamination and remediation issues
  • Prepares environmental liability provisions for transaction documentation
  • Represents potentially responsible parties in site remediation and cost recovery actions
  • Defends and resolves EPA and state enforcement actions

Public Lands

  • Applies for Rights of Way, Leases, Permits, Land Exchanges, Disclaimers of
  • Interest and other public land approvals
  • Represents clients in land and resource management plan proceedings
  • Advises on compliance with state and federal publilc land laws
  • Defends trespass and other enforcement proceedings

 


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar