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With over 35 years of combined legal experience, Shapiro Law Firm P.C. strives to provide quality representation while building long-lasting relationships based on a commitment to superior customer service.
The firm’s founder, Jay L. Shapiro, an AV Preeminent Peer Review rated attorney, is known throughout Arizona’s legal community for his skilled and expert legal representation in the areas of Utilities Regulation and Utility Law. In addition to regulatory matters before the Arizona Corporation Commission, Mr. Shapiro has litigated numerous Commission decisions and other utility disputes before the superior and appellate courts and other state agencies, as well as negotiated hundreds of agreements on various utility and other business matters.
Mr. Shapiro is also well-versed in a number of specific federal and state land use laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA and RCRA, the National Forest Management Act, and the Arizona Groundwater Management Act.
Mr. Shapiro has also represented clients in permitting, compliance and litigation matters involving multiple state, federal and other governmental agencies, such as Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), Arizona State Land Department, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, Pinal County Environmental Services Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mine Safety and Health
Administration (MSHA), OSHA, FERC, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT),Arizona Corporation Commission – Securities Division, Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), and Central Arizona Association of Governments (CAG).