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Mave A. Gasaway


Mave Gasaway is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Her practice focuses on regulatory, litigation, and transactional counseling in the fields of environmental and natural resources law for clients in a variety of industries, such as oil and gas, manufacturing, renewable energy (e.g. wind, solar, and biofuels), mining, railroads, and non-profits.

Ms. Gasaway’s experience includes assisting clients in matters involving the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and other federal and state environmental laws, as well as common law toxic tort liability and local land use regulation. Ms. Gasaway has extensive experience representing some of the firm’s largest clients in complex environmental litigation and site remediation and reuse matters in the West, particularly under CERCLA, the CWA, and state law counterparts. She has also worked with both developers and lenders on regulatory and transactional matters for renewable and fossil-fuel energy development projects, and has assisted clients with appeals before the Ninth Circuit, Tenth Circuit, and Colorado Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining DGS, Ms. Gasaway served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jerome A. Holmes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She graduated summa cum laude from Vermont Law School and received her B.A. from the University of Oklahoma.

Ms. Gasaway is admitted to practice in Colorado and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits. She is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations, the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

In 2020, Ms. Gasaway was named a “Rising Star” by Colorado Super Lawyers. She serves on the executive board of Von's Vision and is a member of the 2020 General Counsel Mentor Program.

Selected Publications

  • “EPA Issued COVID-19 Guidance for Superfund and Other Cleanup Sites,” DGS Legal Alert, (April 2020).
  • "Endless liability? Evaluating whether to settle or litigate private environmental lawsuits at regulated sites," ABA Trends, (Nov/Dec 2018).

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