Bryan Stockton advises clients on an array of complex environmental litigation, regulatory and transactional matters.

Bryan helps clients navigate permitting processes for the construction of new wind, solar and natural gas power plants; negotiate with regulatory agencies; resolve claims and litigation arising from environmental laws; identify and mitigate liabilities related to complex corporate and real estate transactions; contribute to the rulemaking process in advance of the promulgation of new federal air, water and fuels regulations; and resolve complex compliance issues.

Representative Experience

Helped coordinate due diligence for acquisition of and environmental permitting for construction of a new $800 million natural gas power plant.

Negotiated settlement agreement with state regarding groundwater remediation of contaminated commercial property.

Assisted in defending hydropower licenses against third-party challenges under NEPA and the Endangered Species Act.

Professional Highlights

Speaking Engagements

  • “Assessing the Future of Offshore Wind in the United States,” Bloomberg webinar, June 12, 2014.
  • “A Policy Snapshot from Leading D.C. Organizations,” NACWA National Environmental Policy Forum, April 23, 2013

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Contributing author, “Managing Environmental Protection and Economic Considerations Under Select U.S. Environmental Laws and Permitting Systems” (Chapter 6, Endangered Species Act), Environmental Law Institute (March 2018).


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, 2004
    magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia



  • French