Justice Department lawyer Scott Stewart, an eight-year veteran of the DOJ’s Environment and National Resources Division, has left the government to go into private practice, the Blog of Legal Times reported today.
Stewart has joined Patton Boggs as a partner, focusing on the practice of environmental law. At the Justice Department, Stewart led the litigation team in U.S. v. Chevron Pipe Line Company, a Clean Air Act enforcement case.
In a news release from Patton Boggs, Stewart said he anticipates increased enforcement of anti-pollution laws. “There is a paradigm shift taking place,” Stewart said. Read his bio here.