Ronald M. Eddy

Member

Denver, Colorado

Phone: 303.299.8338

Fax: 303.298.0940

reddy@shermanhoward.com

Education

  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1980
    • Order of St. Ives
  • Masters of Science, Oregon State University, 1972
  • Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, 1969

Ronald Eddy is head of the environmental practice group and has more than 30 years of experience in environmental matters including prior work as a physical scientist for the Denver Regional Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He represents all types of clients, including various municipalities and other public sector clients, in environmental matters related to Environmental Compliance Audits, Voluntary Cleanups, Underground Storage Tanks, Asbestos, Water Quality, Air Quality, Hazardous Waste and Corporate Acquisitions/Real Estate Transaction.

Experience

  • CERCLA/Superfund – represented several large mining and manufacturing clients at various Superfund sites.
  • Environmental Compliance Audits – assisted clients in multi-facility environmental audits.
  • Voluntary Cleanups – assisted in numerous industrial redevelopment projects.
  • Underground Storage Tanks – compliance and cleanup.
  • Asbestos – abatement and cleanup.
  • Water Quality  – NDPES, storm water, wetlands.
  • Air Quality – permitting, indoor air quality.
  • Hazardous Waste – compliance and corrective actions.
  • Corporate Acquisitions/Real Estate Transactions.

Publications & Presentations

  • “International Treaties and Conventions and Environmental Legislation in North America” | 1996
  • “A Business Perspective on 20 Years of Activity Under the National Environmental Policy Act,” 25 Land & Water L. Rev., 107 | 1990
  • “The United States Experience with CERCLA–Issues for Consideration by the European Community”

Professional Activities

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Graduate School of Business Administration
    • Course: “Environmental Regulation of the Energy Industries”
  • Former Physical Scientist, Denver Regional Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Former Council Member/Past Chair, Environmental Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Presenter, International Environmental Law Seminar, Surrey, England

Highlights

  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Environmental (2011-2020)
  • 5280 Magazine, “Top Lawyer”, Environmental (2015-2020)
  • Chambers USA, Band 3, Natural Resources & Environment, Colorado (2020)
  • Chambers USA, Band 2, Natural Resources & Environment, Colorado (2012-2019)
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2005-2018)
  • Listed in Who’s Who Legal and a member of various honorary natural resource organizations