NATHANIEL STEVENS, Esq. is an Associate with McGregor & Associates. Since being admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1996, he has assisted with a diverse range of environmental and land use related matters at the Firm. He has helped clients with issues involving coastal and inland wetlands and waterways, subdivision control, zoning, conservation restrictions, stormwater and air permitting. Mr. Stevens has assisted with litigation in state courts and Massachusetts Federal District Court involving the rezoning of private property, insurance claims for environmental damage, as well as claims for damage to municipal conservation land and to private property. He has assisted with administrative litigation before the Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Administrative Law Appeals. Mr. Stevens is author of "EPA's New Programs to Improve Environmental Performance," and "State Brownfields Law," articles which appeared in the Massachusetts Environmental Compliance Update newsletter. He has written for the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commission's newsletter and taught workshops at its annual meeting.
Prior to law school, Mr. Stevens was awarded a John Knauss Sea Grant Fellowship to learn about marine policy at the national level while working in Washington, D.C. During and after this national fellowship, he worked on a variety of wetlands policy issues in the Wetlands Division of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. In his first year of law school, Mr. Stevens was awarded "Best Brief" in his section's First Year Moot Court Competition. In his second year of law school, he obtained through a writing competition a position on one of the school's two law journals and published an article entitled: "Canada and the United States Dealing with the Hydropower Paradox: Evaluating the Environmental Effects of a Natural Energy Source."
Mr. Stevens is a graduate of Vassar College and Suffolk University Law School (cum laude), and has a Masters of Science in Natural Resource Policy and Planning from the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources. He is a member of the American, Massachusetts, and Boston Bar Association. Mr. Stevens is the Chair of his town's Conservation Commission.