PeopleL. William Staudenmaier
L. William Staudenmaier

L. William Staudenmaier

PeopleL. William Staudenmaier

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., magna cum laude)
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Wisconsin (B.S., Forestry and Soil Science, with distinction)
    • Dean's List

  • Western States Water Council
    • Representative for State of Arizona (2002-2020)
    • Legal Committee, Chair (2004-2010)
  • State Bar of Arizona
    • Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
      • Executive Council (2002-2005)
  • Colorado River Water Users Association
  • Water Reuse Association of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
  • Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
    • Water Policy Committee, Chair (2005-2008)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Board of Visitors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Water Law (2007-2024)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Environmental Law (2022)
    • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Water Law (2013)
  • Arizona's Top Lawyers, Energy and Natural Resources, AzBusiness Magazine (2014)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Environment (including water rights) (2007-2018, 2020-2024), Energy & Resources (2019)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Energy & Natural Resources (2007-2020)

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, Associate and Shareholder (1998-2009)
  • Arizona Public Service Company, Senior Attorney (1992-1998)
  • Arizona Department of Water Resources, Deputy Counsel (1990-1992)
  • Streich, Lang, Weeks & Cardon, Associate (1988-1989)
  • Federal District Court, District of Colorado, Law Clerk for Hon. Richard P. Matsch (1987-1988)

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Supreme Court