Lawyer Bill Eubanks
William “Bill” Eubanks opened Eubanks & Associates, PLLC in 2019. Before that, he spent more than a decade at Meyer Glitzenstein & Eubanks LLP, first as an Associate and then as a Partner. Bill has been recognized as a leading public interest environmental lawyer and has won dozens of lawsuits around the country including securing numerous victories on important issues of first impression in federal appellate and trial courts. Among other awards and distinctions, Law360 selected Bill as a 2019 Rising Star in Environmental Law that highlights the top five environmental attorneys in the United States under 40, marking the first time a public interest lawyer received this award. Bill also received the Kerry Rydberg-Jack Tuholske Award for Excellence in Public Interest Environmental Lawyering at the 2023 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Oregon, which is the highest recognition in his field.
Bill’s legal specialties include the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, public lands statutes (e.g., Wilderness Act, National Park Service Organic Act, National Forest Management Act, Federal Land Policy and Management Act), wildlife laws (e.g., Endangered Species Act, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Wild Free Roaming Horses and Burros Act), and open government statutes (e.g., Freedom of Information Act). Bill has also spent more than a decade identifying and addressing cutting-edge environmental justice issues that disproportionately affect BIPOC and other systemically marginalized communities.
In 2008, Bill obtained his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Environmental Law, summa cum laude, from Vermont Law School. In 2007, Bill obtained his J.D., magna cum laude, from North Carolina Central University School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review and founding President of the Environmental Law Society. In 2004, Bill obtained his B.A. in United States History and English Literature & Composition from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His previous legal experience includes clerkships at the Conservation Law Foundation and the Southern Environmental Law Center.
In his spare time, Bill can be found hiking, camping, biking, and exploring forests, mountains, and rivers with his wife and two daughters.
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