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Robert Burns

United States
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Robert L. Burns, Jr. is a member of the firm's Energy Section and focuses his practice on environmental law and its intersections with development, construction, commercial transactions, litigation, manufacturing, waste and natural resources issues, including coal, natural gas and other energy areas, including the environmental and developing regulatory framework affecting Marcellus Shale development and operations.

Robert counsels clients regarding the acquisition and financing of natural resource properties including coal, oil and natural gas. Robert also counsels clients with regard to the purchase, sale and remediation of brownfields and other environmentally-impacted and environmentally sensitive properties. He also provides counsel regarding construction and architectural contracts and concerning the purchase and development of "green" buildings. Robert has been certified as an accredited professional under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standard issued by the U.S. Green Building Council. Robert has frequently lectured regarding the environmental and regulatory issues associated with Marcellus Shale development and operations.