Pete Haller’s practice focuses on environmental and natural resources law. His experience includes complex project siting and permitting issues (air quality, NPDES, Corps of Engineers); NEPA compliance; air and water quality enforcement and clean-up activities under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (“Superfund”), and RCRA; private cost recovery actions under CERCLA and the State of Washington Model Toxics Control Act; and water rights and mining law.
He represents clients in complex environmental litigation and regularly advises clients in such transactions as real estate acquisitions, land use permitting, the purchase or sale of contaminated properties, and the purchase or sale of businesses with environmental liabilities.
- Ater Wynne, Seattle, Washington, Senior Counsel, 2013 to present; Partner, 1990 to 2012
- Karr Tuttle Campbell, Seattle, Washington, Special Counsel, 1985 to 1990
- Atlantic Richfield Company, Denver, Colorado, Senior Attorney, 1980 to 1985
- Office of the General Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, Washington, 1976 to 1980
- Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., 1973 to 1976
- Military Service: U.S. Air Force, Captain, 1967 to 1970, awarded Bronze Star
- University of Wisconsin School of Law, J.D., 1973
- Williams College, B.A., 1966
- District of Columbia
- American Bar Association, Member, ABA Standing Committee on Environmental Law; Member, Natural Resources Law, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Sections; Member, Washington State Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use Law Section; Corporate Law Section
- Member, Seattle-King County Bar Association
- Volunteers of America, Western Washington, Board Member, 2005
- Chairman, Mill Creek City Planning Commission
- Volunteer Mediator, Snohomish County Dispute Resolution Center