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Local Representation 

The Environmental Law Network (ELN) is the first environmental law firm network that makes local representation available nationwide. Through ELN, more than 250 environmental attorneys share ideas, information, experiences, and contacts to increase the value of legal representation for their respective clients. ELN also has foreign affiliates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Spain. Leaders in each of the member firms average more than 20 years of experience in the field.

Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Business Lawyers (2019 Edition) recognized the Environmental Law Network as a Band One Environmental Legal Network. ELN was the only environmental law network to be globally recognized in Chambers. For a complete listing of all ELN Lawyers and Firms recognized by Chambers Global, please click here.

The Environmental Law Network (ELN) is pleased to announce that twenty-one of ELN’s member law firms were recognized as The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News Best Law Firms For a complete listing of all ELN members recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News Best Law Firms, please click here.




Featured Firm

Pontones & Ledesma, S.C.

Pontones & Ledesma, S.C. was established in 2008, as a firm composed of specialized lawyers in the areas of Environmental Law and Environmental Administrative Litigation, in response to the growing need to respect environmental legislation and its adaptation to national and international standards.

Our services as advisors in environmental matters are aimed to assist national and foreign investors, to achieve legal certainty in the development of their projects and activities, to avoid possible risks.

Lawyer Spotlight

Luigi lacobi Pontones Brito

Mr. Pontones has focused his professional practice to legal matters concerning the environment. Thus, he has expertise in the development of environmental audits and the acquisition of diverse licenses and/or authorizations on environmental impact, forestland use change, air emissions, protected natural areas and waste management.

Additionally, has experience in obtaining concession titles to use and exploit above and/or underground waters and Federal Maritime Zones, as well as, concession titles to exploit ports, terminals and marinas, and licenses for maritime constructions.

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