J. Stanton Curry


J. Stanton Curry

Stan practices environmental law with an emphasis on complex federal Superfund sites in the eastern and western United States, air quality compliance, and environmental auditing. He has provided compliance and auditing services for facilities in over 17 states and Canada. His work includes remediation and air quality compliance on Native American lands.  Stan was actively involved in major Arizona air quality developments, including negotiating the Arizona Comprehensive Air Quality Act and leading a coalition of eight trade associations challenging unauthorized regulations at the administrative, legislative, and judicial levels.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • State Bar of Arizona, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, Founder
  • State Bar of Arizona, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, Past Executive Council and Current Member
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Air Quality Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Hazardous Waste Subcommittee, Past Chair
  • Arizona State University, Center for Environmental Studies, Adjunct Faculty
  • Arizona Mining Association, Air Quality Committee, Member
  • HAZwaste Society, Founder
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Member

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law, 1993-2020
  • Chambers USA®, 2004-2019
  • Best Lawyers' Phoenix Environmental Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Environmental, 2007-2015
  • Az Business Magazine, Arizona's Top Lawyers - Environmental Law, 2013, 2014
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2011
  • "The International Who's Who of Environment Lawyers", 2011
  • Marquis Who's Who, "Who's Who in American Law"

Community & Philanthropy

The Greater Phoenix Public Affairs Council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Member

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