Anzie St. Clair began her practice at the Port of Portland focusing primarily on complex environmental issues. She worked extensively on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, including areas such as cost recovery litigation and mediation, insurance coverage disputes, and regulatory compliance. She also served as legal counsel on smaller remediation projects under DEQ’s Voluntary Cleanup Program, real estate transactions, land use law, intergovernmental agreements, riparian property ownership, public records requests, and environmental compliance. Anzie’s in-house experience has provided a solid foundation for understanding the importance of efficiently navigating clients through complex legal issues with diligence and clarity. She invests time to understand the intricacies of her clients’ business issues and strategic choices.
Civil litigation in areas of environmental law, natural resources, real estate, water rights, riparian boundaries, and business disputes; Advises on regulatory compliance, public records, and administrative law; real estate transactions.
Admitted to Practice:
Oregon; U.S. District Court, Oregon
Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, certificate in environmental & natural resources law, 2010; University of Washington, B.A. Linguistics, with honors, 2005
Oregon State Bar Environmental & Natural Resources Section Executive Committee (2011-2016); Oregon Women Lawyers; Women in the Environment (2014-present); Oregon Association of Environmental Professionals (2015-present)
“Delineating Deference to Agency Science: Doctrine or Political Ideology?” 40 Envtl. L. 1057 (2010); Ninth Circuit Review, Environmental Law (2009-2010)
Associate General Counsel, Port of Portland (2011-2017); Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division (2010)
Professional Development Committee Member, Women in the Environment (2017-current)