Ethan S. Barnes


Ethan Barnes counsels clients seeking approval for infrastructure projects, and advises on regulatory and reporting requirements under several state and federal environmental statutes. With experience working in environmental law in the nonprofit, government, and private sectors, Ethan brings a well-rounded perspective to his practice and an understanding of political dynamics that may affect clients’ priorities. He has served as first- and second-line reviewer on several internal audits. Ethan has a strong background in research and brings detail-oriented analysis to his practice, adding valuable depth to the insight he provides clients.




  • J.D. magna cum laude University of Minnesota Law School 2013
    • Recipient, Dean's List Distinguished Scholarship
  • B.A. English Literature University of Michigan 2010
    • Program in the Environment

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York