Arthur J. Harrington is Chair of his firm's Environmental and Energy Law Practice Group. He has a reputation for representing a diverse cross-section of clients including Fortune 500 business, municipal, land trust, tribal and state agency clients to accomplish their respective environmental and energy goals. This diverse client mix provides Mr. Harrington with a unique perspective for achieving client goals in often complex environmental and energy engagements. Mr. Harrington is particularly proud of his role where he has utilized his diverse client experience to develop successful legal strategies for Brownfield developments, sustainable business plans and renewable energy projects for the Firm's clients.
These accomplishments for clients are achieved, in part, through Mr. Harrington's experience with state and federal agencies that often play an important role in the ultimate success for such projects. For example, he is privileged to serve on one DATCP and four DNR Task Forces as a result of appointments made by the Secretaries of these respective agencies. These Task Forces include: the DNR Brownfield Advisory, the Sediment Advisory, the Contaminated Soil Advisory, the Green Tier Advisory and the Lead/Arsenic Advisory Committees.
Mr. Harrington has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America Registry in the Energy Law, Environment and Litigation-Environment category for 25 consecutive years. During the 2012 Fall Semester, Mr. Harrington has been selected as an Adjunct Law Professor by Marquette Law School and is teaching the first energy law course offered at the Law School.
He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wisconsin. His academic honors include Phi Beta Kappa, Order of the Coif, and a member of the Wisconsin Law Review, where he also served as note and comment editor. He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.