Mitchell Williams Attorney Walter Wright Presented at the Little Rock Engineers Club


Updated Members on Environmental Issues Related to Water, Wastewater and Construction

April 01, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney Walter Wright presented today at the Little Rock Engineers Club. He discussed the environmental law updates related to water, wastewater and construction and how it affects the engineering industry.

Walter Wright has more than 30 years of experience in environmental, energy (petroleum marketing) and water law. His expertise includes counseling clients on issues involving environmental permits, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, property redevelopment issues, environmental impact statements and procurement/management of water rights. He routinely advises developers, lenders, petroleum marketers and others about effective strategies for structuring real estate and corporate transactions to address environmental financial risks. A unique part of his practice has been drafting and the negotiation of a variety of specialized agreements involving the sale or consignment of motor fuels along with the ancillary agreements associated with the upstream segment of the petroleum industry. Since 1989, he has served as an adjunct professor of Environmental Law and Hazardous Substances Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. He is the author of the Arkansas Environmental, Energy and Water Law blog.

About the Little Rock Engineers Club

The Little Rock Engineers Club was founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in February 1920. The purpose of the club is "to promote the profession of engineering, to discuss engineering problems, and to endorse or reject propositions involving engineering principles."

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit