Spencer Gheen is an attorney in the firm’s Environmental & Natural Resources and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practices. He represents clients in regulatory and litigation matters, including disputes over hazardous waste cleanup under CERCLA and MTCA; negotiations over the allocation of remediation costs for complex contaminated sites; claims for indemnity arising out of environmental liabilities; permit compliance; Clean Water Act litigation; and toxic tort and product liability litigation.
Spencer also has experience litigating commercial matters and has assisted clients in the energy sector with transactional, regulatory and corporate governance matters.
J.D., Willamette University College of Law (magna cum laude), 2010
B.A., Gonzaga University, 2004
U.S. District Court
9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
King County Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use Section
Washington State Bar Association, Environmental and Land Use Section
Seattle Clemency Project, Pro Bono Attorney
Foster Pepper PLLC, Associate, 2017-Present
Lee Smart, P.S., Inc., Associate Attorney, 2012-2016
Oregon Court of Appeals, Judicial Law Clerk, 2010-2012
Oregon Department of Justice, Appellate Law Clerk, 2009