Mark Schneider is a partner in Perkins Coie's Litigation and Environment, Energy & Resources practices and the Chair of the firm's national Energy and Environmental Litigation group. In over 20 years of legal practice, he has focused on environmental, energy, natural resources, and land use counseling and litigation. Mark's practice involves the full range of environmental, energy, and natural resource issues. He assists clients with permitting, compliance, and regulatory matters under federal and state laws, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), and National and State Environmental Policy Acts. He also represents clients in a wide variety of environmental litigation matters, including CERCLA and state Superfund actions and multiparty allocation proceedings; natural resource damage claims; defense of project permits, licenses, and other governmental approvals; government enforcement actions; investigations and white collar defense; toxic tort; insurance recovery; and citizen suits. Additionally, he assists clients with corporate and real estate transactions, due diligence investigations, brownfields redevelopment, audits, environmental management systems, and climate change issues.