Welcome to Ring Bender LLP

Best Law Firms - Standard BadgeRing Bender is a preeminent boutique firm specializing in environmental and municipal law and litigation. Our lawyers have experience advising clients and litigating matters involving all major federal environmental laws (and state counterparts), local and state governance, and business operations.

Best Lawyers Logo - Norman DupontWe practice as one law firm, holding closely to core values that start with a deep commitment to our clients and to the quality of our work on their behalf. Our practice is founded upon an unwavering belief in teamwork, the application of common sense, and the tenacity to handle and resolve the most challenging matters.


Areas of Practice

Our litigators represent our clients in cases throughout the United States. We handle arbitrations, agency proceedings, and matters before the federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

In our 150-plus years of collective experience, we’ve honed our legal service skills in the following practice areas:

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At the Spring Conference of the American Environmental Health Scientists (AEHS) in San Diego, CA, Ring Bender partner Norm Dupont gave a  presentation on current Environmental Justice initiatives in federal and state regulatory contexts.

Ring Bender Partner Norman Dupont will be moderating an ABA panel that will discuss current Supreme Court cases that could could affect environmental regulation in the United States by restricting the administrative powers of agencies like EPA.

Our firm is pelased to have taken part in SOLVE’s “Voluntine’s” Day Cleanup in the downtown Portland Business District. Learn about the project and SOLVE.