Justin Savage, a trial attorney in the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, has joined Hogan Lovells LLC’s as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Savage, who spent nearly a decade at DOJ as a senior counsel in the Environmental Enforcement Section, was lead counsel in U.S. v. American Electric Power, a 2007 case in which EPA received the largest single environmental settlement in history.
Previously, he worked for seven years at Beveridge & Diamond, an environmental and litigation boutique in Washington, D.C.
At Hogan, Savage joins the EPA’s former head of civil enforcement, Adam Kushner, and former DOJ Environmental Defense trial attorney, Madeline Fleisher.
“I’m really excited about joining Adam and Madeline,” Savage told Main Justice.
Warren Gorrell, co-CEO of the firm, praised Savage for as a “highly valuable asset” for Hogan.
Savage’s practice will focus on complex civil litigation and environmental matters including enforcement actions, citizen suits and regulatory challenges.
Savage earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia and his undergraduate degree from McNeese State University.