Fred Breedlove focuses his practice on water, state and federal lands, mining, administrative law, and governmental relations. His experience includes water rights transactions (groundwater, surface water, and Colorado River entitlements), assured water supply permitting, consultation on compliance with active management area management plans, land and natural resource management, state land acquisition, federal Indian law, solar project siting, and cultural resources. Fred has represented land developers, landowners, golf courses, ranchers, farmers, private water and energy utility businesses, government agencies, and investment firms.
His experience includes managing the grazing, agriculture, minerals, water rights, environmental, trespass, and natural resource conservation district programs for the Arizona State Land Department, and coordinating with state, Tribal, and federal government agencies on non-urban land management and planning. Fred has worked closely with ranchers and farmers to address resource management concerns including cultural resources, water availability, endangered species, travel management, grassland restoration, invasive species, and environmental contamination. He has experience coordinating with state and federal public officials and agencies on border issues on behalf of the state and the lessees of state grazing land and siting projects within the jurisdiction of the International Boundary and Water Commission.
Fred also served as the legislative liaison for the Arizona Department of Water Resources for five years and he has experience with the Arizona legislative process, bill drafting, and government relations.