Elizabeth "Beth" Barton brings more than 20 years of experience in environmental and land use consultation, permitting, and litigation at the federal, state, and local levels. Her work involves substantial contact with federal agencies, including the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, and with state agencies, including the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Department of Health Services. Beth has also worked closely with various federal, state, and local authorities in connection with a number of innovative development projects, including large brownfield restoration projects such as the Brass Mill Center in Waterbury, Connecticut, and smaller urban initiatives, such as the Learning Corridor in Hartford, Connecticut. She also served on the legislatively created Task Force on Streamlining Environmental Permitting in Connecticut and on Governor Rowland's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Environmental Permitting.
magna cum laude1974
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading environmental attorney in Connecticut, 2008-2017
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Environmental Law, 1993-2018
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Litigation - Environmental, 2011-2018
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Environmental, 2006-2016
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Hartford Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year, 2014
Chosen for inclusion in American Lawyer's Top AV Rated Lawyers in Energy, Environmental, & Natural Resources, 2013
Chosen for inclusion in Who's Who Legal USA (Law Business Research Ltd), Environmental, 2012
Recognized by the Connecticut Law Tribune (ALM Media Properties, LLC) Special Edition of "Women In The Law," as a high-achieving woman attorney, 2010
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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