Areas of expertise: Environmental assessment, environmental litigation, land use planning, water sustainability
Richard Lindgren is a staff lawyer at the Canadian Environmental Law Association.
Since joining CELA in 1986, he has represented individuals, public interest groups and First Nations before tribunals and in the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He was co-counsel for Walkerton residents at the Walkerton Inquiry, and was a member of the Environment Minister’s Task Force on the Environmental Bill of Rights, the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on Class Action Reform, and the Environment Minister’s Advisory Panel on Environmental Assessment.
He edits the Canadian Environmental Law Reports, and has taught environmental law at Queen’s University Faculty of Law and Trent University School of the Environment.