Fennemore Craig Grows Natural Resources Practice

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West business law firm, announced Rhett Billingsley has joined the firm’s natural resources, energy and environmental practice. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior attorney at Central Arizona Project.

“Rhett possesses a skill set and experience that further enhances the firm’s ability to provide clients with comprehensive counsel in the natural resources area,” said James Goodnow, president and chair of Fennemore Craig’s management committee. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Rhett to the firm.”

Billingsley is based in the Phoenix office and focuses on working with clients on water transactions, water planning, environmental permit litigation, and water adjudications. He also represents clients in administrative and judicial appeals, general stream adjudications and other complex water litigation. Billingsley earned his J.D. and B.S. from Arizona State University.

Fennemore Craig has a long history in natural resources, energy and environmental law serving clients across the real estate, manufacturing and mining industries with matters involving federal, state and local environmental permitting, natural resources and endangered species litigation, groundwater and surface water rights, legislation and regulation. The firm also serves clients in connection with electric, renewable energy, natural gas, sewer and water utilities and telecom regulatory, legislative and litigation counsel.