Oregon, Alaska, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court of Oregon, U.S. District Court of Alaska
Mr. MacCourt has nearly 30 years of experience representing Native American tribes, tribal businesses and enterprises, Alaska Native Corporations, local governments and industry on all areas of environmental, energy and economic development activities on and off tribal lands across the United States. Doug has a national practice in environmental permitting, compliance and cleanup including Oregon water and land use laws, CERCLA and RCRA investigations, NEPA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Historic Preservation Act and other federal, state and tribal laws.
Doug joined Rosette in 2017, following his appointment as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Indian Energy. At DOE, Mr. MacCourt developed and implemented policy to advance renewable and fossil fuel energy projects across the lower 48 states and Alaska. Mr. MacCourt represents clients at all levels of administrative proceedings, federal and state court trials and appeals, and before state and federal legislative bodies to obtain funding and other project approvals. Prior to his DOE appointment, he was listed in Best Lawyers in America in the Native American and Natural Resources Law categories, and in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Doug has the highest AV® (5.0) rating and was selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™.
* Mr. McCourt is admitted to practice law only in Oregon and Alaska.
University of Oregon, J.D., 1988
Editor, Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation
Certificate, Natural Resources and Environmental Law
Humboldt State University
B.S., Natural Resources cum laude, 1983
Graduate Research, College of Engineering 1985
Board of Directors:
NW Environmental Business Council (NEBC)
National Association of Local
US-Germany Bilateral Working
Group, United States Environmental
Executive Committee & Past Chair:
Oregon State Bar (OSB) Indian Law
OSB Environmental and Natural
OSB Real Estate and Land Use
American Bar Association, Natural
Resources and Environmental Law
Section; Native American
Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy on Tribal Lands: The New Landscape, Law Seminars International, July 2013.
Renewable Energy Development in Indian Country: A Handbook for Tribes. A Project for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy. 2010.
Environmental Insurance. The Year in Review: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007. American Bar Association.
Superfund and Brownfields: Origins and Evolution of Federal Cleanup Law in the US. Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law. 2006.
Solid Waste Law and Regulation. Environmental Deskbook. Oregon State Bar. 2002 and 2006.
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