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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Firm Partners Norm Dupont and Jay Tufano recently contributed to articles in the ABA Section of Environment, Energy & Resources Year in Review.

Ring Bender Partner Norman (Norm) Dupont co-authored the article Ag-Gag laws meet the First Amendment: Two recent Eighth Circuit Cases, featured in the May/June 2024 edition of the Trends, published by the American Bar Association.

Ring Bender Partner Norman (Norm) Dupont co-authored with Florida city attorney Terrill Pyburn the article Regulating Sober Living Homes – A Bicoastal Perspective, featured in the May/June 2024 edition of Municipal Lawyer.