Steven G. Barringer

Steven G. Barringer


Steven Barringer counsels clients on federal legislative, agency and regulatory strategy as well as other governmental relations matters. He focuses his environmental practice on solid and hazardous waste management and disposal, mercury use and disposal regulation, mining and public lands law, regulation of toxic substances, reporting requirements for toxic chemicals, and environmental remediation.


  • Federal legislative and regulatory strategy
  • The federal appropriations process
  • Solid and hazardous waste management and disposal
  • Environmental compliance and enforcement
  • Water quality permitting and compliance
  • Mercury use and disposal
  • Public lands and natural resources law
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  • Special Assistant to the Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1985-1986

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Best Lawyers in America, "Top Listed – Government Relations," 2018
  • Listed, Who’s Who Legal: Mining, 2015-2017


  • J.D., Brigham Young University, 1983
  • B.A., English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980
  • District of Columbia
  • Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada