Thomas Alan Bloomfield

Thomas Alan Bloomfield

The Gallagher Law Group, P.C.
  • Environmental Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • California, Colorado
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Thomas A. Bloomfield is an experienced environmental attorney, negotiator and trained mediator. Tom is adept at understanding technical and financial issues and efficiently using that information to best represent the legal interests of his clients and, as a neutral, to help parties resolve disputes. He is skilled at bringing together parties with diverse interests to solve complex problems in a manner that best achieves the objectives of the stakeholders and avoids unnecessary litigation and protracted disagreements. Throughout his career, Tom has represented private businesses, governmental entities, individuals and non-profit organizations.

Practice Areas
    Environmental Law
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Mining Law
  • Climate Change
  • Mediation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Invoice Agreements
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Attorney
The Gallagher Law Group, P.C.
Harvard Law School
- present
Honors: Visiting Scholar
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UCLA School of Law
Law Degree (1992)
Honors: Order of the Coif
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Dartmouth College
B.A. (1988)
Honors: Cum laude
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AV Preeminent Rating
National Superfund Team of the Year
For the Operating Industries, Inc. ("OII"), Site
Gold Medal, Individual, Exceptional Service
EPA Administrator (Iron Mountain Mine settlement)
Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Performance and Invaluable Assistance In Support of the Activities of the Environment and Natural Resources Division
United States Department of Justice
Federal Employee of the Year
Civil Law Enforcement Category, Federal Executive Board (Bay Area)
California Lawyer of the Year
California Lawyer Magazine
Gold Medal,Team, Exceptional Service
EPA Administrator, (Iron Mountain Litigation)
American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Evidence
American Jurisprudence
Professional Associations
Dartmouth Association of the Rockies
- Current
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The Trust for Land Restoration
Advisor to the Board
- Current
Activities: Tom has advised a historic Colorado mining town concerning a voluntary cleanup program for mine waste. The negotiations involve the state regulatory agency and a large mining company, and the parties are working to create an innovative approach to manage historic contamination throughout the town in a cost effective manner that protects public health and the environment.
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American Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Member of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources and the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
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Colorado Bar Association
- Current
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California State Bar  # 163533
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Policy Guidance for Identifying and Effectively Managing Perpetual Environmental Impacts from New Hardrock Mines
Environmental Science & Policy, 13 (2010) 558-566
The Topsy Turvey World of CERCLA – Unknown Law – Uncertain Science
37th American Bar Association Annual Conference on Environmental Law, Keystone, CO March 2008
Environmental Risks in the Global Economy
Corporate Counsel Quarterly, April 1995, at 72-73A
Rhetoric or Reality: The Impact of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Federal and State Environmental Laws
35 Santa Clara L. Rev. 1143-70 (1995)
Trade and the Environment: The Next Wave of Environmental Issues for Latin American Business
Latin American Law and Bus. Rep., November 1993, at 1-2, 8.
Websites & Blogs
The Gallagher Law Group PC
Bloomfield on Environmental Law
Contact & Map
The Gallagher Law Group, P.C.
2060 Broadway
Suite 280
Boulder, CO 80302
Toll-Free: (303) 800-6901
Telephone: (303) 800-6901
Fax: (303) 800-6910
The Gallagher Law Group PC
1875 Century Park East
Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Toll-Free: (310) 203-2600
Telephone: (310) 203-2600
Fax: (310) 203-2610
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