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Janet Neuman Honored by the OSB Environmental & Natural Resources Section
The Oregon State Bar Environmental & Natural Resources Section honored Tonkon Torp attorney Jan Neuman with the 2019 ENR Section Award. Among the many accomplishments Jan has achieved in the area of water and environmental law, the Executive Committee of the ENR Section cited her contributions to advancing environmental and natural resources protections, her work on the Oregon Water Trust, her collaborative approach to practice, her commitment to equity and inclusion, and her mentoring of students and young lawyers. The award was presented to Jan on December 12 at the Section's annual holiday celebration.
Jan is Senior Counsel with Tonkon Torp’s Water Law and Environmental & Natural Resources practice groups. She represents clients in a variety of water and natural-resource-related matters, including obtaining, transferring, and protecting water rights for both groundwater and surface water. Jan is considered one of the foremost water law specialists in Oregon and is nationally recognized as a water law scholar. She is also a frequent speaker and writer on water law and policy.