Richard Lindgren, Counsel

Areas of expertise: 
Environmental assessment, environmental litigation, land use planning, water sustainability
Richard Lindgren is a staff lawyer with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA). He represents citizens' groups in the courts and before tribunals on various environmental issues, including air and water pollution, waste management, and natural heritage protection. He served as co-counsel for Walkerton residents at the Walkerton Inquiry, and has been a member of the Environment Minister’s Advisory Panel on Environmental Assessment; Environment Minister's Task Force on the Environmental Bill of Rights; Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Class Action Reform; and Environmental Review Tribunal’s Client Advisory Committee. He is an editor of the Canadian Environmental Law Reports, and has taught environmental law at Queen's Faculty of Law and Trent University.