Watkins & Eager PLLC
Abram Orlansky was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, he served as law clerk to The Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. His practice focuses on environmental law, wherein he represents clients before the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the United States Corps of Engineers, along with state and federal courts. Abram has assisted clients with issues including a major site contamination resulting from a train derailment, shepherding major projects through the Corps of Engineers permitting process, subsurface investigations and regulatory processes at contaminated properties, litigation arising from the discharge of pollutants, permitting issues, site closures, and other environmental projects. Abram has held leadership and committee positions with Jackson Young Lawyers, the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division, and the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources.