Jennings Haug Cunningham Partner Karen S. Gaylord Elected Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers

PHOENIX (September 3, 2019)-Jennings Haug Cunningham is pleased to announce that Karen S. Gaylord, a partner with the firm’s environmental practice, has been elected as Fellow with the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).

The American College of Environmental Lawyers elected twenty-five new Fellows and one Honorary Fellow to membership in the College for 2019. Each individual was selected for their distinguished experience, high standards of practice and substantial contributions to the field of environmental law.

“The twenty-five lawyers elected as Fellows to the College this year include the top environmental lawyers in government service, public interest, academia, and private practice drawn from across the country,” said Allan Gates, ACOEL President and lawyer with Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C,. “These individuals, chosen by their peers, have earned this recognition based on achievements over a minimum 15-year period, during which they have led the field in diverse areas of environmental law and policy.”

Karen Gaylord is the leader of the environmental practice at Jennings Haug Cunningham. Her practice focuses on environmental and natural resources matters. She counsels government entities, water providers, businesses and individuals. Karen has extensive experience representing responsible parties in state and federal Superfund sites throughout Arizona. She has negotiated and obtained a variety of permits, assisted with the purchase and development of Brownfield and contaminated properties, advised clients on cleanups of soils and groundwater, advised on the storage, handling, and disposal of solid, hazardous, and other wastes, and handled wastewater treatment and reuse matters. Through the years, Karen has mentored many young lawyers, engaging them in the complex cases she manages. In addition to her professional engagements, Karen is also actively involved in the community. She serves as the chair of the board of directors for Audubon Arizona and participates in competitive dragon boating, where she is assistant coach for a breast cancer survivors’ team.

About Jennings Haug Cunningham, L.L.P.

Founded in 1937 in Arizona, Jennings Haug Cunningham is a litigation law firm with extensive trial, litigation management, dispute resolution and complex litigation experience. The firm’s 21 attorneys focus in areas of insurance defense, financial institution litigation, environmental law, construction and contract litigation, surety and fidelity law, lawyer and professional liability, complex civil litigation, personal injury, employment, family law and domestic relations, probate and estate planning, and municipal risk litigation for businesses and individuals. For additional information, visit www.JHC.Law.