Keith W. Turner

Member

Keith W. Turner was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1998. Prior to practicing law, Keith was an environmental consultant with over ten years of experience working with clients on water, air, hazardous waste and groundwater remediation matters. His practice focuses on environmental law yet also includes energy, real estate and economic development. Keith has represented clients before the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Serving as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law in the area of environmental law, hazardous waste law and the Clean Water Act, Keith has also lectured on environmental issues in real estate development, Brownfields and related environmental issues.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1958
Email: kturner@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas
Economic Development and Governmental Incentives
Environmental
Oil and Gas
Real Estate
Toxic Tort and Chemical and Environmental Exposure
Education

Boston University, B.A., 1981
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1998

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Honors

  • AV Preeminent┬« Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Environmental Law
  • Leadership Jackson (2002-2003)
  • Mississippi College School of Law, Young Lawyer of the Year (2006)
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬« (Environmental Law, 2015 - 2016)

Publications

  • Co-author, "Westlaw's Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law", Chapter31. Environmental Law - October 2016 Update
  • Co-author, "Institutional Controls and the Mississippi Uniform Environmental Covenants Act"
    Implementing Institutional Controls at Brownfields and Other Contaminated Sites, American Bar Association, January 2012

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, Clean Water Act & Hazardous Waste Law, Mississippi College School of Law
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Environmental Policy, School of Policy & Planning, Jackson State University - College of Public Service
  • American Bar Association
  • ASTM International (Participating Member, Committee Member E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action)
  • Environmental Law Association
  • Environmental Law Institute
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, Section of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, Executive Committee)
  • Geological Society of America (Member/Fellow)
  • Jackson Friends of the City Animal Shelter (Board Member)
  • State of Tennessee, Professional Geologist TN2111
 
 
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